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RE: [linux-lvm] online resize



On Thu, 16 Mar 2006, Roger Lucas wrote:
We use Reiser3 here and it can grow a volume whilst it is mounted, but you have to unmount the volume before you can shrink it.

The man pages for resize_reiserfs indicate that it should be used on unmounted volumes...

AFAIK, Reiser is the only filesystem in common use that allows volumes to be reduced.

Note that Reiser4 no longer supports this.  :(

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