OT: Thoughts LVM usage.

Bill Rugolsky Jr. brugolsky at telemetry-investments.com
Mon Nov 17 21:25:50 UTC 2003

On Mon, Nov 17, 2003 at 08:58:59PM +0000, WipeOut wrote:
> I could not work out how to extend the / filesystem after I extended the 
> LV containing / .. It wanted the  / partition dismounted before it would 
> extend the filesystem.. I tried to do this by booting CD 1 in rescue 
> mode and the trying to extend the filesystem using resize2fs which 
> simply gave me the error saying it would not extend..
Ext2/Ext3 does not include online resizing, though there are experimental
patches on SourceForge:


Several of the other journaling filesystems support online expansion,
including Reiserfs and XFS.

You ought to be able to resize Ext3 from the rescue disks.


	Bill Rugolsky

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