Question: Using the df –k command, I see
that my Oracle11g dir is 100% full.
How do I increase the size of my Oracle Linux directory?
Answer: First, make sure you understand
that you mount additional disk space to the filesystem, NOT the
To see the filesystem associated with a Linux directory, use this
df -h directory
If the file system is ufs, you can use the "grow filesystem"
growfs command to add space to an Oracle directory file system.
How you add space to your Linux directory it depends on whatever
disk management tool you have on your Oracle server (Symmetrics,
Veritas, LVM, Tivoli, etc. ) . . .
In vanilla Linux, you use the Hierarchical Storage Management
(HSM) client to add space to a filesystem.
The HSM client writes the information into a hidden directory
named SpaceMan, which contains the control files for all file
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