Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
I am using reiserfs. I am going to try and resize the partitions and create others. Thank you very much for the help. Eddie On 9/6/06, Diego Julian Remolina <diego.remolina at ibb.gatech.edu> wrote: > Hi, > > While I have not tried this myself, I know that parted can be used to resize partitions without data > loss. I would backup the data on the server prior to trying resizing, then try to resize. You may > use some of the ideas from this howto (even though you are trying to go the opposite way): > > http://www.hermann-uwe.de/blog/resizing-ext3-partitions-with-parted > > The ideal situation is to have the following: > > /dev/hda1 for /boot > /dev/hda2 for / > /dev/hda3 fo /var > extended partition > /dev/hda5 swap > /dev/hda6 for /deb/drbd0 > /dev/hda7 drbd metadata > > However your system configuration may not allow for that or you may not want to have a separate var, > etc... > > HTH, > > Diego > > > > Eddie Mbabaali wrote: > > I am trying to use drbd for NFS servers that are running on SLES 10. There was > > no separate partition created for the meta files during install but I have alot > > of space available. I can not repartition the servers because they are in > > production and I fear to encounter data loss/recovery issues. Is it possible to > > create the block devices without losing any data or resizing existing > > filesystems. Can I actually use drbd with a sym link /dev/drbX /mnt/reports ? > > > > > > Thanks in advance for any tips or pointers. > > > > Eddie > > > > _______________________________________________ > > drbd-user mailing list > > drbd-user at lists.linbit.com > > http://lists.linbit.com/mailman/listinfo/drbd-user > > -- > Diego Julian Remolina > System Administrator - Systems Support Specialist III > Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience > Georgia Institute of Technology > Phone (404) 385-0127 > Fax (404) 894-2291 > 315 Ferst Drive > Atlanta, GA 30332-0363 > -- Eddie Mbabaali