[CentOS] Dell Equallogic

Pasi Kärkkäinen pasik at iki.fi
Thu Oct 15 06:59:53 UTC 2009


On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 08:55:16PM +0200, rainer at ultra-secure.de wrote:
> > nate wrote:
> > if you have a SAN that supports logical volumes that have snapshot and
> > grow and such, I'm not sure why you'd bother with LVM on top of that, it
> > would just further obfuscate things.
> 
> 
> And how do you grow a filesystem without LVM?
> Online?
> 

If you're using RHEL 5.3 or CentOS 5.3 or newer it's easy. You just
rescan the iscsi session and the SCSI devices grow (online), and after
that you resize the filesystem (online).

I've tested and verified it works.

-- Pasi



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