How to expand vmturbo virtual disk size using gparted

Discussion created by ryan.lawrence on Jan 9, 2015
Latest reply on May 10, 2016 by bsong

                   The new MINIMUM size should be 80GB.

  • Upload the gparted ISO to your datastore
  • Add cd drive to the vmturbo vm
  • Connect the GParted ISO as a “CD/DVD Drive 1″ device to vmturbo
  • Mark the checkbox “The next time the virtual machine boots, force entry to into the BIOS setup screen”
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  • Start vmturbo appliance
  • Set the “CD-ROM Drive” as the first boot option, exit BIOS setup.
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  • exit the bios
  • GParted will now boot (select all necessary options to boot the disk)
  • Use GParted to expand the db disk partition. /dev/sda1 is the boot partition /dev/sda2 is the filesystem (you will want to expand /dev/sda2)
  • Apply the changes
  • Shut down vmturbo
  • Remove the GParted ISO form the “CD/DVD Drive 1″
  • Start vmturbo
  • Verify that the partition has increased by running the command “df -h”.