[CentOS] Need resize a partition LVM2

Guillermo Garron guillermo.fedora at gmail.com
Thu Nov 30 11:08:23 UTC 2006

On 11/30/06, Ferdinando Santacroce <jesus_was_rasta at yahoo.it> wrote:
> Hi all..
> On my little test server I have 40GB hard disk.
> I use LVM2, with 4 partitons: /boot, /home, /usr, /var
> I set Apache to work in /var/www.
> Now I added a 30GB hard disk to extend /var.
> I regularly extended my volume group and the logical volume where /var stay.
> Now I need to umount /var to run a resize2fs to extend the /var
> partiton, but I see ever the same message: "device is busy"
> I tried to switch to runlevel 1, but no luck.
> My var uses quota, and the fs is ext3.

Hi, it only comes to my mind, i am not sure this is the right way to
do it, but have you tried with a rescue CD?


> Someone can help me?
> Thank you a lot guys!
> Nando
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Guillermo Garron
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