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Hello all,

I need to resize /home on my server to 100gb. The remaining 1.7tb will be allocated to hosting Xen VMs.
/home is on /dev/sda2.
I may sound like an absolute noob, but what do I need to do to resize it?
Info:
OS: CentOS 5 x64
Command line only (working via PuTTY)

Any help appreciated,

Thanks,
FiX

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Edited by FiX - 4/12/12 at 8:46pm
    
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parted -l gives us more of what we want, we need to know what type of FS. You can resize with parted, or other various cli tools, it's just a pain in the arse. I would recommend anything else.
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Have you thought about using LVM?
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Thanks guys, forgot to say I've got it fixed. Trashed the install and then found on the node admin panel that I can get custom partitions setup while having the OS reinstalled.
    
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Ahh, well at least you know more now. Those web setups can get pretty detailed if you dig around, pretty good custom setups IMO.
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Have you thought about using LVM?

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