How to Increase mounted partition space?

Posted on 2007-10-05
Last Modified: 2013-12-16
I mounted sda2 as var and its space is 2GB. I wanna to increase its space to 4GB,which command should i run without umount and mount it again?
Question by:rongvn85
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    This has been done on a Solaris box as documented in this forum.

    Author Comment

    I forgot to mention the distro of OS. It is CentOS 4.5 so will that article help?
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    by:Bradley Haynes
    Yes it will.

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