[linux-lvm] How To Clone and Resize Luks-Encrypted Fedora System

Luca Berra bluca at comedia.it
Tue Jan 19 07:06:04 UTC 2010

On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 11:32:45PM -0500, Robert L Cochran wrote:
> I am looking for a way to clone and resize a Fedora 12 x86_64 system to a 
> new hard drive which provides a lot more capacity. The system I wish to 
> clone is encrypted with luks. I basically need to move the whole system to 
> a larger drive, then resize the partitions larger. These are ext4 
> partitions. Here is what my grub.conf kernel line says:
not much to do with lvm... anyway

why don't you just clone the data?
install the new disk, partition, create luks device, mkfs, mount, copy
data (eg rsync -aHAX, the X should preserve selinux xattrs), install
grub on new disk, reboot.

Luca Berra -- bluca at comedia.it
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