[linux-lvm] Extending the Root Volume with LVM

Luca Berra 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.


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