How to resize an EXT3/EXT4 filesystem on Oracle Linux

(Doc ID 445215.1)

Last updated on APRIL 22, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version 2.4 to 2.6
Oracle VM - Version 3.3.4 to 3.3.4 [Release OVM33]
Linux x86
Linux x86-64
Linux Itanium
Linux Kernel - Version: 2.4 to 3.8


The purpose of this article is to describe how to resize (extend & reduce) an EXT3/4 filesystem on Oracle Linux.
The described procedures were performed using EXT3/4 filesystems on Oracle Linux 5/6 and equally apply to other releases.


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