[CentOS] Need resize a partition LVM2

Mon Dec 4 12:03:31 UTC 2006
Johnny Hughes <mailing-lists at hughesjr.com>

On Mon, 2006-12-04 at 16:29 +1100, John Newbigin wrote:
> Barry L. Kline wrote:

> > 
> > James Marcinek wrote:
> > 
> >>Thanks for the reply but I'm still a bit confused... My filesystem
> >>was ext3 not ext2. I realize that many of the ext2 filesystem
> >>commands can be used with ext3 filesystems but they need to specify
> >>that the file system is ext3... I believe I had tried several of
> >>these commands but couldn't figure out how to specify that I wanted
> >>to do it to ext3. Can this be done while the file system is mounted
> >>(I have an AIX background which uses LVM and jfs which has been
> >>possible for years)?
> > 
> > 
> > Ignore the fact that the command is called "ext-2-online" and just use
> > it with your ext3 filesystem.  It will work fine.  Also, you can easily
> > do this while the system is mounted.  I did just that when composing my
> > reply to ensure that I wasn't leading you astray.
> For extra confusion, be aware that under CentOS-4, ext2online only works 
> with ext3.  It will not work with ext2.
> The tool requires kernel patches which are only present in the ext3 
> filesystem, not ext2.

Right .. the name being quite deceptive on that one :P

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