Article ID: 116465, created on Jul 17, 2013, last review on May 11, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo

Symptoms

It is not possible to resize a partition with prl_disk_tool:
# prl_disk_tool resize --hdd /var/parallels/myvm.pvm/CentOS\ Linux-0.hdd/ --size 90G --resize_partition
Resizing failed. Unable to resize the last volume. The file system of this volume might be damaged or not supported.

Resolution

In order to workaround the issue follow these instruction:
  1. Resize disk without --resize_partition option:
    # prl_disk_tool resize --hdd /var/parallels/myvm.pvm/CentOS\ Linux-0.hdd/ --size 90G
  2. login inside virtual machine and resize partition with usual OS tools. For example: resize2fs

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