[CentOS] shrink LV with ext3 filesystem

Tue Sep 4 13:32:51 UTC 2007
Sebastian Walter <sebastian.walter at fu-berlin.de>

Thomas Antony wrote:
> Is it possible that i log into the server with ssh and umount only
> /var and then resize the logical volume?
Try it. Most probably the system will tell you that the disk is in use.
What you could do then is booting from a live CD and resize it from
there (System will be offline, of course).