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Re: [linux-lvm] Resizing underlying LVM partition after cloning to bigger disk



On Thu, Mar 3, 2011 at 12:25 AM, Scott Arthur <scott scottatron com> wrote:
> So I've just cloned a 1TB disk to a new 2TB disk using GNU ddresuce
> My partition table looks like this:
> Model: ATA WDC WD20EARS-00M (scsi)
> Disk /dev/sda: 2000GB
> Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/512B
> Partition Table: msdos
> Number  Start   End     Size    Type      File system  Flags
>  1      32.3kB  296MB   296MB   primary   ext4         boot
>  2      296MB   1000GB  1000GB  extended
>  5      296MB   1000GB  1000GB  logical                lvm
> I'm obviously wanting to expand the LVM partition to fill the remaining 1TB
> of space.
> Am I able to simply use parted to resize the partition before doing a
> pvresize etc?
> Or is it risky to resize the underlying LVM partition?
>
No. I do not believe this is risky.

John


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