growpart - Grow a partition

Property Value
Distribution openSUSE Leap 15.0
Repository openSUSE Oss all
Package name growpart
Package version 0.30
Package release lp150.3.1
Package architecture noarch
Package type rpm
Installed size 56.68 KB
Download size 28.34 KB
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Grow a partition. This is predominantly useful in the cloud when an instance
is started with a larger root partition than the image size. The root
partition can be expanded to take up the additional size.


Package Version Architecture Repository
growpart-0.30-lp150.4.3.1.noarch.rpm 0.30 noarch openSUSE Update Oss
growpart - - -


Name Value
gptfdisk -
util-linux -


Name Value
growpart = 0.30-lp150.3.1


Type URL
Binary Package growpart-0.30-lp150.3.1.noarch.rpm
Source Package growpart-0.30-lp150.3.1.src.rpm

Install Howto

Install growpart rpm package:

# zypper install growpart




2018-04-04 -
- Use %license instead of %doc [bsc#1082318]
2018-01-24 -
- Split rootgrow and script and service into subpackage to retain
dependency chain for growpart
2018-01-22 -
- Update to version 0.30 (bsc#1064755)
+ improved error messages on failure.
+ ignore sfdisk failure in 2.28.1 when due to reread failing
(LP: #1619285)
+ Add service file to start growpart via systemd
+ Add rootgrow script to wrap growpart
2016-09-13 -
- Update to version 0.29 (bsc#998378)
+ fix use of partx for newer util-linux versions (LP: #1587971)
[Lars Kellogg-Stedman]
+ fix some issues in error path reporting
+ capture output of 'partx --help' as older versions
do not support that flag, and send output to stderr.
+ fix bug when growing partitions on disks > 2TB. (LP: #1259703)
+ run partx only on block devices (not files)
+ better --dry-run output for gpt disks, providing sgdisk command
line that would be used.
+ support sfdisk >= 2.26, and support gpt partitions with sfdisk
2014-03-18 -
- add patch licenseGPLv3.patch
+ no license file included in upstream release
+ GPL v3 applies to growpart script, that is all we are distributing
at the moment
- fix the Group, don't shout
2014-03-17 -
- include in SLE 12 (FATE #315990, #315991, and 316167)
2014-03-17 -
- Initial build

See Also

Package Description
growpart-rootgrow-1.0.0-lp150.3.1.noarch.rpm Resize root partition
grpc-devel-1.10.0-lp150.1.1.x86_64.rpm Development files for grpc, a HTTP/2 Remote Procedure Call implementation
grsync-1.2.6-lp150.1.5.x86_64.rpm GUI for rsync
grsync-lang-1.2.6-lp150.1.5.noarch.rpm Translations for package grsync
grub-0.97-lp150.2.2.x86_64.rpm Grand Unified Boot Loader
grub2-2.02-lp150.12.8.x86_64.rpm Bootloader with support for Linux, Multiboot and more
grub2-branding-openSUSE-15.0-lp150.6.1.noarch.rpm openSUSE branding for GRUB2's graphical console
grub2-branding-upstream-2.02-lp150.12.8.x86_64.rpm Upstream branding for GRUB2's graphical console
grub2-i386-pc-2.02-lp150.12.8.x86_64.rpm Bootloader with support for Linux, Multiboot and more
grub2-snapper-plugin-2.02-lp150.12.8.noarch.rpm Grub2's snapper plugin
grub2-systemd-sleep-plugin-2.02-lp150.12.8.noarch.rpm Grub2's systemd-sleep plugin
grub2-theme-breeze-5.12.5-lp150.1.1.noarch.rpm Plasma branding for GRUB2's graphical console
grub2-x86_64-efi-2.02-lp150.12.8.x86_64.rpm Bootloader with support for Linux, Multiboot and more
grub2-x86_64-xen-2.02-lp150.12.8.x86_64.rpm Bootloader with support for Linux, Multiboot and more
grubby-8.40-lp150.2.1.x86_64.rpm Command line tool for updating bootloader configs