Quoting "Smithies, Russell" <Russell.Smithies at agresearch.co.nz>: > Perhaps I'm doing it wrong then. > > 1). In Vmware, extend the existing disk by changing the provisioned size in > the vSphere client. > 2). In Centos, create an additional partition with fdisk, > 3). Somehow reread the partition table without rebooting?? > 4). pvcreate > 5). vgextend > 6). lvextend > 7). resize2fs > > What I find is that without a reboot, the OS doesn't see the partition so > can't pvcreate etc. > > --Russell > > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On > > Behalf Of Reindl Harald > > Sent: Friday, 18 November 2011 10:48 a.m. > > To: centos at centos.org > > Subject: Re: [CentOS] not using LVM for Linux VM guests? > > > > > > > > Am 17.11.2011 22:36, schrieb Smithies, Russell: > > > Tried that, as well as rescanning the scsi bus, Everything I've tried > > > returns a warning about kernel unable to reread partition table and > > > requiring a reboot to see any modifications. > > > > gparted does tell you this since years after modify but i have never in my > life > > rebooted a linux system because partition changes Step 3 .. run partprobe.