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Re: [linux-lvm] e2fsck on logical volume?



Makes sense. I'll try it in a bit and hope all my data is OK. :)

Thanks.

From: Patrick Boutilier Reply-To: linux-lvm sistina com To: linux-lvm sistina com Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] e2fsck on logical volume? Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2001 15:43:11 -0400

All you should have to do is unmount the ext2 filesystem in question and then run e2fsck on it. The filesystem level is above the LV level so there should be no problem there. Unless I am missing something LVM should not interfere with or care about the filesystem running on top of it.


hail narcissus wrote:


> I asked a similar question a little while back and was told all I can run is > vgck. So I just ignored the warning message on bootup: > > EXT2-fs warning: mounting unchecked fs, running e2fsck is recommended > > Well I've extended my Logical Volume and I was just about done. Until I > tried to run 'ext2resize'. It gives me a warning message about problems > with my EXT2 partition and to run e2fsck. > > I figure I can do a force with ex2resize or I can run umount my volume and > run e2fsck. Me not being all that bold with 500 gigs of data that hasn't > been backed up, I have done neither. > > I would think the best thing would be to umount my volume and run e2fsck, > but I don't know if that is going to destroy my logical volume or if it is > all compatible. > > Thanks!! > _________________________________________________________________ > Get your FREE download of MSN Explorer at http://explorer.msn.com > > _______________________________________________ > linux-lvm mailing list > linux-lvm sistina com > http://lists.sistina.com/mailman/listinfo/linux-lvm

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