I had this same problem some months ago over nixos with root zfs and the 'best answer i got' was it can't be done with openzfs and i should planned this and i agree but the point is not that i shouded plan this instead is i didn't, now how can i do that?.
i founded this guide over vultr about...
I need to resize the / without losing data, I believe I will need to do this with a FreeBSD LIVE distro, but I'm concerned about the lack of experience with gpart.
Below is the disk partition table >
root@FreeBSD:~ # gpart show ada1
=> 63 468862065 ada1 MBR (224G)
I had the following partition scheme:
ada0p3 had a size of ~1TB, and after I resized this partition to 500GB using gpart, the boot loader cannot found my zfs pool. What should I do to fix my boot loader and my zfs pool...
So I have run out of room on my FreeBSD 11.x VM. Here is my partition layout:
Filesystem Type Size Used Avail Capacity Mounted on
/dev/da0p2 ufs 4.8G 323M 4.1G 7% /
devfs devfs 1.0K 1.0K 0B 100% /dev...
I'm running a FreeBSD 10.2 guest in VMware and so far everything works great. The thing I am missing is that X changes the resolution when resizing the VMware window. From my Linux guests (I am switching to FreeBSD just now) I am used that changing the size of the VMware window...