> I installed with the SGI RHL Linux 7.1 installer. Here's what p in
> fdisk says.
> Disk /dev/hda: 255 heads, 63 sectors, 5605 cylinders
> Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 bytes
> Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
> /dev/hda1 * 1 4 32098+ 83 Linux
> /dev/hda2 5 4466 35841015 f Win95 Ext'd (LBA)
> /dev/hda5 5 4466 35840983+ 83 Linux
> cfdisk shows 9360.60 MB free, after hda5.
> What I wanted to know is, since this hda5 is a logical partition, can
> I still resize it. AFAIK the SGI RHL 7.1 installer didn't install LVM
> so what I'm planning to do is delete hda5 w/ fdisk and then create a
> new one taking up the rest of the disk. Reboot, and run xfs_growfs /.
> Does this sound good? Thanks for any help and please CC.
Provided the new partition starts at exactly the same block and contains
all the original partition this should work. Looks like you will need to
extend partition 2 to be bigger and then recreate 5 within it. This is
probably the only way you can get the exact alignment.
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