[linux-lvm] resize LV
alazarev at itg.uiuc.edu
Tue Jan 28 15:09:01 UTC 2003
JFS can totally do it. I've been using AIX before we moved to Linux, and I
did it all the time.
There must be a way to do it on linux systems using ext3. Anyone?
Alex Lazarevich | Systems | Imaging Technology Group
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On Tue, 28 Jan 2003, Thomas Kleffel wrote:
> > I know how to expand the LV while the LV is mounted, piece of cake
> > (lvextend -L+50GB /dev/homevg/userslv - expands userslv by 50GB). But how
> > do I expand the filesystem while it is mounted? I don't want to
> > umount the filesystem down to do this.
> > The filesystem is an ext3 filesystem. Can I use resize2fs?
> No, afaik neither ext2 nor ext3 support resizing while being mounted.
> And if I'm not wrong JFS and ReiserFS can't do this either but XFS can.
> I'm using XFS for this reason and it works fine for me.
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