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Re: [linux-lvm] pvmove didn't work - now system won't boot


Yeah you'll want to reduce the size of your filesystem, though you might want to
back stuff up first (dd and such), just incase, since the last time i checked
(which admittedly has been a while) this feature would sometimes result in an
unusable filesystem.  Thank you,


On Fri, Mar 10, 2006 at 10:57:02AM -0500, Chad Rebuck wrote:
> I am confident someone else will read and reply someday so I'll keep posting :)
> I believe the source of my problem is that I reduced the size of my LV
> by 10G to make room for the PV I moved.  However, I did not reduce the
> filesystem by 10G so fsck is seeing the filesystem is too big for the
> LV.
> If I run 'e2fsadm -L-10G /dev/pv00/lv00' then maybe everything will
> work once again?
> This util wasn't available on my fedora 4 rescue CD but maybe I can
> find it on knoppix or another rescue disk.
> My file system is ext3.  Is this any problem with versions of e2fsadm
> I am likely to find on popular live or recovery CDs?
> Chad
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