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Re: [linux-lvm] Correct way to add disc to LVM



On Fri, Oct 21, 2005 at 09:14:44PM +0900, Craig Hagerman wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I want to make sure I understand the correct way to add more disc
> space under LVM. If you have LVM set up on one single HD, and then
> want to extend that to cover a second HD what is the correct way to
> proceed?
> 
> >From reading the HOWTO I think this is how it is done. Am I missing
> anything essential here?

Run pvcreate on your new drive before vgextend.

> 
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> Add physical volumes to a volume group:
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> Use 'vgextend' to add an initialized physical volume to an existing
> volume group.
> # vgextend my_volume_group /dev/hdc1
>                                     ^^^^^^^^^ new physical volume
> 
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> Extend logical volume:
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> # lvextend -L12G /dev/myvg/homevol
> 
>          will extend /dev/myvg/homevol to 12 Gigabytes.
> 
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Increase size of file system to match the logical volume (assuming ext2 / 3):
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>    # umount /dev/myvg/homevol/dev/myvg/homevol
>    # resize2fs /dev/myvg/homevol
>    # mount /dev/myvg/homevol /home
> 
> 
> Is this correct? Is this all you have to do?
> 
> Craig
> 
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