[linux-lvm] lvm2 & e2fsadm (or safe scripted resizing)

Heinz Mauelshagen mauelshagen at redhat.com
Sun Jun 20 08:49:10 UTC 2004

(e2)fsadm code for LVM2 is in the development pipe for integration.
Will take a bit of time still... 

On Thu, Jun 17, 2004 at 07:39:24PM -0500, Nick Bartos wrote:
> >From what I can see, there is no e2fsadm util for lvm2.
> I want to script parition resizes, but without that tool I cringe a
> little.  I need to write a script that automates this in a distro, so it
> needs to be completely scripted and very reliably reproduceable.  I am
> using e2fsadm now which works very well since I can just tell it how much
> to shrink/grow the partition, without getting the size first.
> I don't mind doing this manually, but I want to make damn sure that I
> calculate everything right.  I don't want to miss something by a byte here
> or there.
> If someone could contribute a good script or some directions on exactly
> how I get the right numbers, I would appreciate it.  I could just start
> doing it myself, but I am afraid that I would make it work, but then miss
> something where in some case of rounding I would mess up the partition.
> I was also looking at the reiserfs utility, it looks like that works
> nicely as far as I can tell, there wouldn't seem to be any need to
> calculate anything.  Possibly I will consider upgrading the ext3 paritions
> to reiserfs as well.
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