[CentOS] Need resize a partition LVM2

James Marcinek jmarc1 at jemconsult.biz
Thu Nov 30 15:22:53 UTC 2006

Can you give an example of the resize2fs command with an ext3 file system?
Several months ago I was able to extend the logical volume but killed my file system while trying to extend the it...



----- Original Message -----
From: Alexey Loukianov <aloukianov at lavtech.ru>
To: CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org>
Sent: Thursday, November 30, 2006 10:25:35 AM GMT-0500 US/Eastern
Subject: Re[2]: [CentOS] Need resize a partition LVM2

Greetings, Robert.

30 ноября 2006 г., 15:25:12 you have wrote:

> Ferdinando Santacroce <jesus_was_rasta at yahoo.it> wrote:

>> 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

> Alternatively, you can use `ext2online` to resize the filesystem while it is
> mounted.
If I remember correctly, it can only do online enlargement of ext2/ext3
FS. Shrinking should be done while volume is unmounted.

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 Alexey Loukianov                          mailto:aloukianov at lavtech.ru

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