[linux-lvm] resize LV

Ma, Thanh(IndSys, GE Interlogix) Thanh.Ma at ge.com
Tue Jan 28 16:37:02 UTC 2003

RedHat 8.0 manuals says the filesystem needs to be unmounted to resize a LM.
I installed 'lvmgui' (search on freshmeat) and it extends a ext3 LM without unmounting it (at least I found no references to 'umount' in the its Java souce code.


-----Original Message-----
From: Greg Freemyer [mailto:freemyer at NorcrossGroup.com]
Sent: Tuesday, January 28, 2003 5:25 PM
To: LVM Mailing list; LVM Mailing list
Subject: re[3]: [linux-lvm] resize LV

 >>  awesome links, thanks.

 >>  any word on if the 2.6 kernel will also add support for resizing ext3
 >>  mounted filesystems? all it talks about on the site is ext2. but ext3 is
 >>  just ext2 with a journal, right? so it should work for ext3 as well,
 >>  right?

 >>  alex

I'm not 100% sure, but I believe the 2.4.x patches support both and the 2.5.x kernel status page says "ext2/ext3 online resize support".

Greg Freemyer

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