[CentOS] shrink LV with ext3 filesystem

Luciano Rocha strange at nsk.no-ip.org
Tue Sep 4 20:56:58 UTC 2007


On Tue, Sep 04, 2007 at 08:18:18PM +0200, Thomas Antony wrote:
> 
> >>  Is it possible that i log into the server with ssh and umount only /var 
> >> and  then resize the logical volume?
> > Yes, but you'll have to stop a lot of daemons and other processes that
> > run with files opened in /var.
> > You can find the processes accessing /var with lsof or fuser:
> > # fuser -mv /var
> > # lsof /var
> 
> 
>  I stopped all services except sshd and fuser and lsof doesn't show me any 
>  files, but i still can't unmount /var :-(
> 
>  # umount /var
>  umount: /var: device is busy
>  umount: /var: device is busy
> 
>  Ayn ideas?

Are you using chrooted BIND?

Do a cat /proc/mounts, search for var, and unmount anything in use.

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lfr
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