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How to Extend KVM Guest Root Partition on fly via virsh Command on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Bare-Metal Host (Doc ID 2517403.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 07, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64 on Oracle Public Cloud

Goal

 This article provide the steps about how to resize the root partition on KVM Guest on fly via virsh. You can also use qemu-img to carry out the extension of Root partition, please refer to Doc ID 2513382.1.

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Before Extension
 Add virtual Disk to the KVM Guest
 Raw format
 qcow2 format
 Resize the root partition
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