[linux-lvm] Resize LVM2 partition under VMware

David Robinson zxvdr.au at gmail.com
Tue Dec 18 21:57:39 UTC 2007

> Now I try to extend my volume using lvextend command:
> [root at devcentos5 ~]# lvextend -L+10G /dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 
>   Extending logical volume LogVol00 to 27.94 GB
>   Insufficient free space: 320 extents needed, but only 0 available
> I tried system-config-lvm utility, but there is no unallocated space to use.
> How can I get the additional 10G that I added to the /dev/sda2 partition?

You missed "pvresize /dev/sda2". If the physical volume has changed size 
the pvresize command will resize the physical volume and therefore the 
volume group its within. If you were to run "vgdisplay VolGroup00" does 
it show the Free PE/Size that you expect?


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