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

Andreas Dilger adilger at clusterfs.com
Fri Nov 19 05:23:27 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.

I think the ext3 online resizing patches are now in the 2.6-mm kernel
tree (thanks to Stephen Tweedie) and new patches/tools are available
for download at http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2resize/

Cheers, Andreas
Andreas Dilger
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