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



Why don't you just make a new partition and add it to the VG, then expand the LV. Isn't that the point of LVM?
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From:        "Stuart D. Gathman" <stuart bmsi com>
To:        LVM general discussion and development <linux-lvm redhat com>
Date:        03/03/2011 20:27
Subject:        Re: [linux-lvm] Resizing underlying LVM partition after cloning to bigger disk
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On Thu, 3 Mar 2011, Scott Arthur wrote:

> 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?

You are getting to a size where msdos partition tables are risky.
Don't they crap out at 2TB?

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