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Re: [linux-lvm] Is now: Resizing & LVM shutdown



I'd say use reiser of XFS for your LVM partition. The grow utilities are
pretty kick ass and seem to work really well.

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Austin Gonyou
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Coremetrics, Inc.
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email: austin coremetrics com

On 23 May 2001, Rupert Heesom wrote:

> As I write this, a new kernel is being compiled with the patch for
> online ext2resizing.  According to xconfig, enabling the option was
> DANGEROUS!
>
> As I think about it, since I've installed that root ramdisk (works
> great), I don't actually need to be able to resize my LVM partition
> mounted.  Still, it's good to have a kernel with such a capability.
>
> I'm not concerned now about UNMOUNTING / deactivating the LVM when
> shutting the PC down.  That doesn't seem to be working at all.  (See
> another post of mine re details there).
>
> Perhaps you would know how to help me there?  I'll experiment a bit
> myself, but I'm afraid of damaging the LV, since when I reboot my PC,
> the VG is not yet deactivated!  However it _has_ happened twice now
> without a problem.
>
> On 23 May 2001 16:56:35 -0600, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> >
> > If you patch your kernel with the online ext2 patches, you can resize
> > your root partition while it is still mounted.  You will still need a
> > reboot to install the new kernel, however, but only the one time.  See
> > http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2resize/
> >
> > It still isn't a bad idea to have a small non-LVM partition on one of
> > your disks which has a kernel you can boot from, along with useful
> > tools in /lib and /sbin.  I guess miniroot is such a thing.
>
>



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