[linux-lvm] Total free space using added VGs and LVs
larnolda1 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 26 15:20:11 UTC 2009
Hat do you mean by:"4) switch root (remount won't be good enough since it
Can you please explain?
On Sun, Oct 25, 2009 at 12:17 PM, Stuart D. Gathman <stuart at bmsi.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 25 Oct 2009, Stuart D. Gathman wrote:
> > > Ext3 does support shrinking. I've been doing it as far back as 2005.
> > But not while mounted. (AFAIK)
> Poor man's approach:
> 1) single user mode
> 2) remount root readonly
> 3) run resize2fs - force it to proceed despite (warranted) dire warnings
> 4) switch root (remount won't be good enough since it changed "underfoot")
> Of course, while technically "mounted", it might as well be unmounted
> since you can't keep running applications.
> Stuart D. Gathman <stuart at bmsi.com>
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