[Linux-cluster] lvreduce Gfs volumn

Jonathan E Brassow jbrassow at redhat.com
Thu May 18 04:28:18 UTC 2006

GFS does not currently have the ability to shrink.  Therefore, you can 
not reduce the size of your volume.


On May 17, 2006, at 1:14 PM, nattapon viroonsri wrote:

> rhel4.0, rhcs4.0 , gfs6.1
> I try to reduce size of  logical volume contain gfs file system with 
> lvreduce command and have no any error.
> Check with vgdisplay free extent has increased as expect and output of 
> lvdisplay show that size of logical volumn
> has decrease correctly.
> But when i issue df command show that size of gfs file system still 
> have the same size before i use lvreduce.
> Do i have to do something before issue lvreduce ?
> I have found only gfs_grow to expand file system.
> Have any tool to shrink gfs file system before lvreduce ?
> Nattapon,
> Regards
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