Fwd: Resize HAMMER filesystem
charles.rapenne at gmail.com
Thu May 2 10:34:14 PDT 2013
2013/5/2 Antonio Huete Jimenez <ahuete.devel at gmail.com>:
> Hi Charles,
> HAMMER supports multi-volume filesystems. This means you can add/deletet
> volumes with the directives specified in HAMMER(8) manpage.
> That said, I would like to point out that it has not been widely tested as
> far as I know so I would be careful with it.
> What are you trying to dd exactly? Another HAMMER filesystem which resides
> on a smaller disk to a bigger one?
> Antonio Huete
> 2013/5/2 Charles Rapenne <charles.rapenne at gmail.com>
>> How do you resize a HAMMER partition ? There is usually a command
>> "grow_" or "resize_" to extend and sometimes shrink the filesystem,
>> but I can't find it in HAMMER.
>> I need to hard copy a disk with "dd", and I'd like to create the
>> hammer filesystem very tiny at first, then grow it to take all the
Let imagine you have dragonfly installed on a 250 Gb disk, and you
want to move it to a 500 Gb disk without reinstalling, how could you
dump your existing disk and grow the HAMMER partition ?
I need this to install the system from a virtual machine to a remote
host, using DD (Already did it for OpenBSD and NetBSD and I would like
to do it with DragonFly so at least, we could install DragonFly on
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