Enlarge ext3 Logical Volume (Filesystem) in a volume group (LVM)

Per Andreas Buer perbu at linpro.no
Thu Nov 18 18:28:53 UTC 2004

Jacques Duplessis <jacques.duplessis at videotron.ca> writes:

> Anybody know a way to enlarge a filesystem ext3 without having to
> unmounted it, when they are still space left in the volume group (when
> using LVM) ?
> I will be running large production linux system running Oracle. 
> I can't stop the database everytime I have to enlarge a filesystem.

Ext3 cannot do this (yet). But why don't you just create a new volume
and then let Oracle utilize this?

Per Andreas Buer

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