[CentOS] resize LVM (ext3)

David Hláčik david at hlacik.eu
Fri Oct 31 07:22:33 UTC 2008


Thanks guys for help!

Work is done, everything went fine ..

Have a nice day,

D.

On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 3:24 PM, William L. Maltby
<CentOS4Bill at triad.rr.com> wrote:
>
> On Wed, 2008-10-29 at 10:15 -0400, Filipe Brandenburger wrote:
>> <snip>
>
>> Reduce the filesystem to 78G or 79G with resize2fs, then reduce the LV
>> to 80G, then grow the ext3 filesystem again to fill all the LV. This
>> should make it safer when cutting the LV.
>
> That's what I always do. It eliminates small chances of my math
> disagreeing with resize2fs's math. Plus, IIRC, then the second re-size
> doesn't need a size parameter. Resize2fs will automatically grow to the
> maximum allowed by the partition/logvol.
>
>>
>> HTH,
>> Filipe
>> <snip sig stuff>
>
> HTH
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> Bill
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