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> Hi there all.
> To start, I am new on unix. Doing an installation on a SunFire V120 with
> Solaris 8.
> I have a partition of 14 GB. This has been formatted to have a
> filesystem on it. And the /etc/vfstab file has been modified. And
> mountall has been run. It is called /apps and shows when doing df -k.
> There is no data on /apps.
> I would like to re-partition this to 10 GB for /apps and 4GB for a new
> one called /sybase.
> What do I do? When running format and going into partitioning, I can
> change it. When I label, it says: Cannot label disk while it has mounted
> Okay, unmount /apps. How?
> When I tried umount /apps it says /apps busy.
> Also tried to comment the line out in vfstab for that device.
> Any help welcome.
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all files on the device which you wish to re-partition. Then
you can meddle around with it, and reload the files.
Speaking only for myself,