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

Pluton Jacques jacques.duplessis at videotron.ca
Sat Nov 20 02:52:22 UTC 2004

Great News . At Last !
Hopefully they will include it in the Enterprise Server
Thank you !

-----Original Message-----
From: Andreas Dilger [mailto:adilger at clusterfs.com] 
Sent: Friday, November 19, 2004 12:23 AM
To: Per Andreas Buer
Cc: Jacques Duplessis; ext3-users at redhat.com
Subject: Re: Enlarge ext3 Logical Volume (Filesystem) in a volume group

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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