Question

Resizing a disk after deploying a Droplet using Custom Images - Debian

I recently uploaded a debian server with cloud init installed on it and when I use this image I seem to boot with my original image size of 7GB off of / for my primary partition.

Am I missing something with cloud init here? I know debian isn’t very well supported with cloud-init from what I gather.

Alternatively is there a one liner script I can use to format the partition to use the entirety of the disk?

Thanks!


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alexdo
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March 23, 2023

Hello @patrickhasting

Resizing the droplet should not be an issue, however you’ll most likely need to resize the partition manually after the resize is completed from the control panel.

You can find more information about the droplet resizes here:

https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/droplets/how-to/resize/

Hope that this helps!

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