LVM of VolGroup00 with LogVol00
pnelson at neatech.com
Tue Jun 20 22:16:27 UTC 2006
Paul Howarth wrote:
> Patrick Nelson wrote:
>> FC4 Up to date
>> I went to do an Upgrade to FC5 and I don't have enough room on my
>> system (which is a VMware Instance). So I thought well lets just
>> extend the Logical Volume. The only problem is that LogVol00 is
>> mounted to /. My head is sore from trying to find a way to run
>> resize2fs on this LV when it is mounted on /. Is this even
>> possible? I guess I could create a new LV in VolGroup00 and mount it
>> to /var, but I started down this road and I'm kinda hoping I can
>> figure it out.
>> So far I've done:
>> pvcreate /dev/sdb
>> vgextend VolGroup00 /dev/sdb
>> lvextend -l 267 /dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 /dev/sdb
>> all worked fine, but of course:
>> resize2fs /dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 - doesn't work because its
>> Any suggestions would be great. I am working out the /var to a LV
>> thing but...
> You can try this:
> # ext2online /
> However, with a size change as big as that it probably won't be able
> to help you. You'll need to boot from the rescue/install CD to resize
> the filesystem using resize2fs.
Well I'm up for that (rescue), but how? I did try that and I couldn't
figure out how to call the /dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 with resize2fs.
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