Re: _My_ turn for a 2.1 wishlist

Klaus Lichtenwalder (
Thu, 18 Jul 1996 14:03:31 +0100 (WET DST)

On Wed, 17 Jul 1996 wrote:

> It does. The AIX file/disk system is quite neat -- you can dynamically
> grow and shrink file systems and partitions on the fly ( while the
> system is in full use ). It's also journaled and fully supports raid
> arrays.
Since when is it possible to shrink the file system? In 3.2.5 (didn't
test on 4.1) it is only possible to *grow* a fs. Bad thing if you had a
virgin hd and mistyped the new size... Now other way than makeing a
backup, and re-create the partition anew.

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