[linux-lvm] How to increase/decrease space

Jason Martin jhmartin at toger.us
Wed Dec 15 18:15:46 UTC 2004

On Wed, Dec 15, 2004 at 12:11:30PM -0600, AdabalaP at schneider.com wrote:
> (1) Added more space (350 meg) to /usr using the command "lvresize -L+350".
> When i display the volume group using "lvdisplay" it shows 2.3 gb, But when
> i use "df -m" it is still at 1.9 gb and 92% used state.
You've resized the volume but not the filesystem sitting on top
of it. Some filesystems can be resized online while others must
be unmounted. Some may not be resizable at all.

See http://tldp.org/HOWTO/LVM-HOWTO/extendlv.html.

-Jason Martin
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