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Old 07-28-2009, 05:07 AM   #1
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Reducing size in LVM


Hey guys, how do you reduce a already existing partition with LVM without re-formating..
 
Old 07-28-2009, 05:12 AM   #2
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what filesystem type is it?
 
Old 07-28-2009, 05:22 AM   #3
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its ext3
 
Old 07-28-2009, 05:37 AM   #4
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for an ext3 under LVM, I have used this in the past: http://forums13.itrc.hp.com/service/...readId=1160556
 
Old 07-28-2009, 06:00 AM   #5
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Is this procedure same with increasing the file system?
 
Old 07-28-2009, 06:08 AM   #6
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Hello,

A very usefull user guide to LVM

Kind regards,

Eric
 
Old 07-28-2009, 06:13 AM   #7
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increasing, I use lvresize to increase the parition (lv) and then resize2fs to increase the filesystem.
 
Old 07-28-2009, 06:16 AM   #8
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Hello SBN
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Hey guys, how do you reduce a already existing partition with LVM without re-formating..
You want to reduce the size of an ext3 file system on an LVM volume? Lots of places give that information.

You want to change the size of a partition that is used by LVM (it is an LVM physical volume). You can't; you have to move the LVM data somewhere else, delete the partition and make a new one etc.

"Say what you mean; mean what you say"

Best

Charles
 
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Thanks for the info guys!
 
  


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