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Re: [linux-lvm] About extending partiton with lvm+ext3



On Tue, Apr 27, 2004 at 02:10:34PM +0200, Jean-Luc Coulon (f5ibh) wrote:
> Le 27.04.2004 00:29:21, Heinz Mauelshagen a écrit :
> >On Mon, Apr 26, 2004 at 09:59:54PM +0300, Vahric MUHTARYAN wrote:
> >> Hi Everybody ,
> >>
> >> I'm reading lvm-how to and I wonder those any tools like e2fsadm ,
> >> ext2resize ?!! in Redhat ... Because I want to exten ext3
> >>
> >> Does command for only ext2 ?!
> >
> >Yes.
> 
> You can resize an ext3 filesystem with the resize2fs command. Both  
> enlarge or shrink it.

Well, of course. ext3 is identical metadata-wise.

> But : this is allowed only on an *offline* (umounted) filsystem,  
> resize2fs doesnt take care of the underlaying partition, you have to  
> enlarge the partition (logical volume) before an enlarge operation or  
> shrink it after a shrink operation.
> 
> man 8 resize2fs
> 
> <<
> RESIZE2FS(8)
> 
> NAME
>       resize2fs - ext2/ext3 file system resizer
> 
> [ ... ]
> >>
> 
> Do the operation as following:
> -unmount the logical volume holding the filesystem you want to enlarge
> -lvwextend to enlarge the partition
> -resize2fs to enlarge the filesystem
> -remount the logical volume
> 
> --
> 		- Jean-Luc
> >
> >>
> >> # export E2FSADM_RESIZE_CMD=ext2resize
> >> # e2fsadm /dev/ops/batch -L+500M
> >>
> >> Thanks Everybody ...
> >> Vahric
> >
> >--
> >
> >Regards,
> >Heinz    -- The LVM Guy --
> >



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