[linux-lvm] lvreduce used before resizing file system, what now?

Zdenek Kabelac zkabelac at redhat.com
Mon Dec 12 10:37:54 UTC 2016

Dne 11.12.2016 v 04:12 veleiro at openmailbox.org napsal(a):
> Nevermind. Figured it out.  resizing to max available did the trick. I was lucky!
>  sudo lvresize -l +100%FREE /dev/ubuntu-vg/root
> On 2016-12-10 21:38, veleiro at openmailbox.org wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I was following this guide
>> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ResizeEncryptedPartitions#Detailed_resizing_.2BAH4_Reducing_an_encrypted_partition

And next time you will try to follow some 'dated'  help pages - it's always 
good idea to check 'man' page as well.

If you would did that, you would know about:

lvreduce -r



PS: BOLD warnings with '!' are not there just for fun...

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