[linux-lvm] How to extend the file system online?
richie at webhackande.se
Mon Oct 11 14:40:15 UTC 2004
Arshavir Grigorian wrote:
> You can try ReiserFS, which does allow to be resized while mounted.
ReiserFS 3 can be enlarged while mounted, but shrunk only when unmounted.
ReiserFS 4 can not yet be resized at all.
EXT2/3 can be enlarged online with a kernel patch and utils from
XFS must be mounted while enlarging but can AFAIK not be shrunk, even
JFS must be mounted while enlarging but can not be shrunk, same as XFS.
Some more info is in the HOW-TO:
and on Newsforge:
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