Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 113074
parted cannot resize ext3 partition
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:00 EST
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Description of problem:
Attempting to resize an ext3 partition (the root partition) created at
install time by Disk Druid
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.linux rescue (mounting partitions read-only)
3.print (shows partition 6 going from 34920.734 to 73244.882
4.check 6 (this is the number of the root partition and is my last
partition - want to shrink it)
5.resize 6 34920.734 54082.808 (both check and resize generate the
Actual Results: No Implementation: This ext2 filesystem has a rather
strange layout! Parted
can't resize this (yet).
Expected Results: Expect it to resize the partition
In reviewing some of the bug-parted mailing list, I noticed some
references to problems with a new version of the e2fsprogs library
being used by RHEL3 that breaks parted.
I am seeing exactly the same problem with parted version 1.6.3-31. In
testing whether it's an ext3 issue - it shouldn't be as it's
supported, I converted the ext3 partition to ext2 and retried; but to
I am getting the same error on an ext3 file system on RHEL3 with
Parted 1.6.3. I need parted as part as part of a recovery procedure.
Please let me know of any workarounds or fixes.
Same here.... no matter which version of parted I use, I get the same
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 90894 ***
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.