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Linux: How To Use Command parted To Expand a Partion? (Doc ID 2673809.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 13, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Compute Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64


How to use the parted tool command to expand/extend an already existing partition, by moving the end border limit.

The partition can, or not, have a filesystem created and in use(mounted).

This operation is possible when free space(not allocated) is available right after the partition. This can occur when in a cloud or virtual environment the disk size is increased and the last(at the end of the this) need to be expanded to take the newly added space.




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