Tag: resize the Linux partition

  • How to Resize the Root Partition in Linux on Amazon EC2

    Check the Root Partition size before resize: df -h The current root partition size is ~8 GB. After that, stop your instance: sudo poweroff Go to Volumes on the left-hand EC2 navigation control panel.Right-click on the volume you want to resize and select Create Snapshot. Note: Make sure you also check the availability zone. Fill out the […]

  • Increase the root filesystem in Linux inside VMWare Workstation/VSphere without LVM

    In this tutorial, I’ll explain the step by step procedure to resize the Linux root partition without losing the date. This will be really handy if you are not using LVM and you came to know that your existing root partition is run out of space. WARNING: It’s really dangerous, so backup your data before attempting […]