[CentOS] Changing size of a xen guest filesystem

Pasi Kärkkäinen pasik at iki.fi
Wed Feb 3 17:54:16 UTC 2010

On Wed, Feb 03, 2010 at 12:26:13PM +0200, Jussi Hirvi wrote:
> It should be easy, but I have not yet found a solution. Only some 
> methods involving use of dd, but that sounds a little scary to me on a 
> production server.
> I wish there would be a command "virt-resize", but no... Maybe 
> "virt-clone", with the option --file=DISKFILE, could be bended to do this?

If you're using LVM volumes to store guest disks, then you can do
"lvextend" in the host.

And then do necessary steps in the guest, to resize the partitions/filesystems.

-- Pasi

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