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Re: making more room in root partition for distribution upgrade




On Sun, 20 May 2018 15:03:37 +0200 Pascal Hambourg said:
> Le 20/05/2018 à 14:33, songbird a écrit :
>> 
>>    in my last system i had many different partitions like that but
>> with the new system i decided that was wasting too much space and  
> 
> Then LVM is your friend. You can create as many logical volumes as you 
> like with minimal sizes and easily extend them when needed. This way you 
> don't waste space in overprovisioning.

LVM greatly simplifies the partitioning part of the chore. But you still need
to do the content management part[*] before shrinking / after enlarging an LV,
don't you?

[*] backup, umount/swapoff, resize2fs/mkswap, mount/swapon, (unlikely but
possibly: restore)

Regards
-- 
Abdullah Ramazanoğlu