lubuntu-14.04-alternate-powerpc.iso missing fsadm so lvreduce --resizefs aborts...

Phill Whiteside PhillW at
Thu Jul 3 01:08:29 UTC 2014

can you report the outcome of

fsadm -h



On 3 July 2014 01:52, Mark Millard <markmi at> wrote:

> I wanted to release about 45G Bytes of free space from a root file system
> that is in lvm and so I tried to use a CD built from
> lubuntu-14.04-alternate-powerpc.iso to do lvreduce --resizefs.
> Unfortunately the attempted use of lvreduce reports that it could not find
> fsadm (and fsadm is not in the live file system's /sbin/ with the lv*
> tools).
> Part of the purpose for "rescue-powerpc" (and the like) should be to do
> operations that can not be done with a live (root) filesystem.  Looks like
> this specific kind of example of that has been missed.
> I have not checked if other processor families have similar issues for
> their "alternate" CDs or if the issue is specific to lubuntu vs. existing
> in other ubuntu variants. Nor have I checked other types of .iso's for
> powerpc.
> ===
> Mark Millard
> markmi at
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