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OCI: How to Expand the Root Filesystem to Use The Available Space in the Boot Volume (Doc ID 2683441.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 02, 2023

Applies to:

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


OCI instances can be created with a custom Boot Volume size. The size can be between 50 GB and 32,768 GB (32 TB).

But after boot the root (/) file system will only have 39GB.

This document describe how to expand the root filesystem to use the entire boot volume.


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