Adding a new disk to SUSE Linux when running on VMware

You will see that the vm does not see the new disk, ie running the command: fdisk -l Shows only the existing disks, there is no sign of the new one. What we need to do is, re-scan the SCSI bus, without rebooting the vm. To do this run the following command: echo “- – Read more about Adding a new disk to SUSE Linux when running on VMware[…]

Resizing a SUSE Linux Disk when running on VMWare

Obviously i wont go into the Vmware¬†bit as that’s straight forward – So connect to the server then do the following : su echo 1 > /sys/block/sdX/device/rescan (replace the sdX with sda if thats your disk) You can check this has worked running fdisk -l Then this is where i cheat a bit as i Read more about Resizing a SUSE Linux Disk when running on VMWare[…]