[linux-lvm] Adding a disk to expand an existing logical volume

kevin k at kevinkevin.com
Wed May 19 16:09:46 UTC 2010

>The mkfs isn't supposed to be there, just set the new drive's partition 
>to type '8e' (Linux LVM).

Thanks for the quick response. So to recap, for a 144gb drive (/dev/sda1) :

1. fdisk /dev/sda1 type 8e

2. pvcreate /dev/sda1

3. vgextend existing_group_name /dev/sda1

4. lvextend -L+144G /dev/VolGroup00/existing_group_name

Does that look correct?

Thanks so much once again,


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