By: ab

October 30, 2013 10:09 am


LJDT: KVM, Snapshots, and Disk Resizing

Have you ever wanted to resize a disk in a VM and wondered how insanely painful that would be? After all, from the old days of platter-based spinning drives in computers (sorry to those of you still living in those days), before SANs with resizable LUNs, file-backed VMs, and other marvels of recent times, disks didn’t magically resize themselves unless it was to get smaller because they were breaking/broken. As a result, OS’s have learned to handle bad sectors by avoiding them, but growing the current, running disk just seems eerie to me every time I want to do it. Apparently I’m old.

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By: variia

February 5, 2009 12:45 pm


Create, Convert Disks to Persistent Device Names

Ivan Vari explains how to use persistent device names in your configurations to avoid problems if you change your hardware.

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By: DamianMyerscough

April 21, 2008 6:00 am


Disk Management

In this article we are going to look at disk management, this includes partitioning the hard disk drive using three different partition management utilities. We will also look at resizing the ext3 and ReiserFS file systems.

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By: DamianMyerscough

April 3, 2008 7:01 am


Linux Disk Quotas

Damian Myerschough explains how to set up disk quotas for individual users and a group of users.

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