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Re: [linux-lvm] ext2online fails



On Dec 06, 2001  09:48 +0100, Urs Thuermann wrote:
> Andreas Dilger <adilger turbolabs com> writes:
> > Unless you patched it yourself, I don't know of any kernels that include
> > this patch by default.  Finally with 2.5 here, it will go into the main
> > kernel.
> 
> Will it then also be able to reduce an ext2/3 filesystem while being
> mounted?

No, that is terribly difficult, so it will never be done.  Since that is
rarely a real requirement, offline resizing is the only solution.

Cheers, Andreas
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Andreas Dilger
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2resize/
http://www-mddsp.enel.ucalgary.ca/People/adilger/




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