[linux-lvm] Does LVM support ext2 filesystem?

Andreas Dilger adilger at turbolinux.com
Tue Jun 5 20:48:13 UTC 2001

Leandro writes:
>   I'd like to know if LVM support ext2 filesystem? With a logical volume in 
> use, can I resize the partition or I have to umount my LVM Volume?

You need to have a kernel patch, and user tools to do online (mounted)
resizing of an ext2 filesystem.
See http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2resize/

Once you have this patch and user tools, then e2fsadm will allow you to
resize a mounted ext2 filesystem.

Cheers, Andreas
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