[linux-lvm] Re: resize an lvm partition

Duane Clark fpga at pacbell.net
Sat Sep 9 20:41:29 UTC 2006

Pradeep Kilambi wrote:
> OK I have a FC5 install on a full primary lym( not extended partition). 
> I would ike to resize this(/dev/hda2) to shrink a little to install 
> something else. Whats the best way to resize an lvm partition. Also my 
> filesystem says unknow filesystem type. I tried using parted and GParted 
> but none of these worked.
> partition filesystem size used unused flags
> /dev/hda1 ext3 101.35MB 44.97MB 56.98MB boot
> /dev/hda2 unknown 74.43GB --- --- lvm

I recently did this exact task, and posted the steps I used:

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