[linux-lvm] PVResize

David Robinson zxvdr.au at gmail.com
Thu Nov 20 06:27:47 UTC 2008

2008/11/19 Nick Couchman <Nick.Couchman at seakr.com>:
> Yes, you'll need to resize the partition, first.  The only way I've come up
> with to do this is to use fdisk to delete the partition and then recreate it
> at the exact same start location with the expanded end location (I always
> make sure I have backups of the contents before I do this - still makes me
> nervous even though I've done it a few dozen times).  Save the new layout,
> then use pvresize to make LVM see the expanded size.

And in the future don't bother putting a partition table on the
device, its not really needed and just makes resizing the device


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