Thursday, November 8, 2018

Fedora 29 : System Storage Manager tool.

This Linux tool comes with this intro:
System Storage Manager provides an easy to use command line interface to manage your storage using various technologies like lvm, btrfs, encrypted volumes and more.
Today I will show an easy way to fix the size of your size of the volume and the file system.
Fist you need to install it with dnf tool :
[root@desk mythcat]# dnf install system-storage-manager
Last metadata expiration check: 1:11:16 ago on Thu 08 Nov 2018 08:04:29 PM EET.
Package system-storage-manager-1.2-1.fc29.noarch is already installed.
Dependencies resolved.
Nothing to do.
Use this command to fill up to 100%:
[root@desk mythcat]# ssm resize -s +100%FREE /dev/mapper/fedora-root 
Display the information about all detected devices, pools, volumes, and snapshots, see:
[root@desk mythcat]# ssm list
Device        Free       Used      Total  Pool    Mount point
Check the file system consistency on the volume ( this cannot be use with swap ).
[root@desk mythcat]# ssm check
You can read more about this tool here.