[linux-lvm] Reducing/Resizing LVM where "/" filesystem is included in the LVM

Robin Green greenrd at greenrd.org
Mon Jan 24 00:38:02 UTC 2005

On Mon, Jan 24, 2005 at 12:26:32AM +0000, Robin Green wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 23, 2005 at 01:55:55PM -0800, fromkth+lvm at fastmail.fm wrote:
> > Now I want to free some space from the linux LVM(hda6) and create a
> > FAT32 partition as hda7.
> > 
> > So how to reduce that LVM?
> I suggest you use qtparted. Basically you need to:
> 1. Resize /

Oh and of course, to do this, you must be running a separate copy of Linux
- like a live CD. Knoppix, for example, boots with usually no user intervention
required, and contains qtparted and everything it needs.

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