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How to shrink a filesystem in Linux

November 28, 2011

This does not happen often, but you may run into a situation where you need to reduce the size of the Linux filesystem. Well, in my case I wanted to clone my Red Hat Enterprise Linux server which was running in Vmware ESXi. The root filesystem was originally built too large and I wanted...
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How to relocate the /export and /export/home filesystems on Solaris 10.

April 8, 2010

By default Solaris installs the /export and /export/home filesystems in the root zfs pool, if you picked ZFS and not UFS as the filesystem. I wanted to relocate /export and /export/home to a larger ZFS pool other than the root pool as I wanted to separate the user’s data from the OS. The first...
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