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Re: is it safe to reduce the size of the root logical volume?



On Sun, 12 Apr 2009, Jeremy Katz wrote:

> On Sunday, April 12 2009, Robert P. J. Day said:
> >   given that the default f11 install is to make one honking big
> > root logical volume with an ext4 file system, i'm thinking that it
> > won't be unheard of for some folks to later want to reduce the
> > size of that and create a couple new logical volumes (/home, for
> > example).
> >
> >   does f11 officially support reducing the root filesystem and
> > logical volume on the fly?
>
> online shrinking of ext* still isn't supported afaik

  hmmmm ... i guess i misremembered that.  i'm guessing my only other
option is to simply re-install and set up my LVMs the way i want.  no
problem.  thanks.

rday
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