[linux-lvm] How to increase/decrease space

AdabalaP at schneider.com AdabalaP at schneider.com
Wed Dec 15 19:45:26 UTC 2004

Thanks Jason, I shall try "lvextend", But what about resizing (decreasing)
"/" file system.

                      Jason Martin                                                                                                     
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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
> When i display the volume group using "lvdisplay" it shows 2.3 gb, But
> 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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