[linux-lvm] Total free space using added VGs and LVs
drew.kay at gmail.com
Sun Oct 25 13:13:42 UTC 2009
> Online shrinking is more difficult to achieve than online growing, and
> is much less frequently needed, it usually happens due to bad planning.
> I know some filesystem on different oses (namely vxfs) and btrfs on linux
> allow online shrinking, ext3/4 and xfs don't.
Ext3 does support shrinking. I've been doing it as far back as 2005.
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