On Mon, Sep 12, 2005 at 02:10:20PM -0700, Jonathan Morace wrote: > I'm having a problem adding disks to my root partition, which is using > LVM. The quick summary is that I think I need to run resize2fs on the > root partition, but I can't figure out how to unmount the root > partition to do so. > > The longer version of the story... I'm running Fedora Core 2, and > when I installed I had the root partition configured to be on two > disks using LVM. I added two more disks to the computer and followed > the howto to initialize the disks, add the physical volumes to the > volume group, and extend the logical volume. When I run "lvdisplay" I > see my logical volume is the correct size, but "df" only shows the > original size. I'm assuming this is because I haven't done a > "resize2fs". The reason I haven't is because I can't figure out how > to unmount the root filesystem in order to do this. If I boot with > linux rescue, I can choose not to mount the filesystems, but then the > LVM devices don't exist. I read somewhere that running "lvm vgscan -v > --mknodes" should do the trick, but as far as I could tell, no devices > were created. > > Any ideas on how I can get the root partition resized to include the new disks? Run 'lvm vgchange -ay' after the vgscan command and your devices should be there. -- AJ Lewis Voice: 612-638-0500 Red Hat E-Mail: alewis redhat com One Main Street SE, Suite 209 Minneapolis, MN 55414 Current GPG fingerprint = D9F8 EDCE 4242 855F A03D 9B63 F50C 54A8 578C 8715 Grab the key at: http://people.redhat.com/alewis/gpg.html or one of the many keyservers out there...
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