Extending a file system using fsadm

You can resize a file system by using the fsadm command.

To resize a VxFS file system


The file system type.


The size to which the file system will increase. The default units is sectors, but you can specify k or K for kilobytes, m or M for megabytes, or g or G for gigabytes.


The file system's mount point.

-r rawdev

Specifies the path name of the raw device if there is no entry in /etc/filesystems and fsadm cannot determine the raw device.