[linux-lvm] Extending the Root Volume with LVM
bluca at comedia.it
Tue Feb 13 10:26:57 UTC 2007
On Mon, Feb 12, 2007 at 12:11:30PM -0800, Sean McGlynn wrote:
>I am working with
>RHEL 4 Update 4. When initially installing the OS I allowed the installation to
>Now, as an
>experiment, I am attempting to extend the volume group and logical volume on
>which root is mounted. Everything appeared to be going smoothly (extending the
>VG, extending the LV, doing a vgchange, and then a lvm lvchange), but I am now
>at the point where I want to run e2fsck to check the file system and resize2fs
>to resize the files system to realize the added space, and I can't do either
>because the volume is mounted, and cannot be unmounted.
>I've read a few
you probablu missed to "read the fine manual(TM)" provided with your rhel.
or the fine release notes
rhel 4 supports online resize of filesystem, check the man page of
ext2online to find more.
Luca Berra -- bluca at comedia.it
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