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Extending a Linux Deploy image

08 Oct 2012 | android linuxdeploy

To increase the image file size for Linux Deploy, you first need to expand the existing image, and then expand the file system to a new size. For example, to increase the image by 3000 MB, you need to do the following:

dd if=/dev/zero bs=1048576 count=3000 >> /mnt/sdcard/linux.img
e2fsck -f /mnt/sdcard/linux.img
resize2fs /mnt/sdcard/linux.img

You must first make a backup copy of the image.