resize/move in parted did not shrink swap size - resource busy
Are you running redhhat linux in vmware right ? Because present vmware
esx 3.5 is based on RHEL 3 kernel.
Your are having issue with vmware host or gest?
On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 11:26 PM, sunhux G <email@example.com> wrote:
> To add to earlier post on resizing VMW ESX Redhat Linux 5.2,
> I've tried :
> "fdisk -l" to find out the swap partition (it's /dev/cciss/c0d0p2)
>> select /dev/cciss/c0d0p2
>> print (to get minor number, start & end cylinder)
>> resize 1 0.000 800.000
>> move 1 0.000 800.000
> Warning: The kernel was unable to re-read the partition table on /dev/...
> (Device or resource busy). This means Linux knows nothing
> about any modifications you made. You should reboot your computer
> I've tried doing the above in single user mode & got the same message.
> After rebooting, top still showed the swap space as 8Gb.
> What did I miss? Just want to free up some space.
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