[linux-lvm] Total free space using added VGs and LVs

Stuart D. Gathman stuart at bmsi.com
Sun Oct 25 18:09:00 UTC 2009

On Sun, 25 Oct 2009, Drew wrote:

> > 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.

But not while mounted.  (AFAIK)

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