Resizing a partition used by LVM

Alan McKinnon alan at
Mon Sep 11 08:04:01 UTC 2006

On Saturday 09 September 2006 09:01, Tony Arnold wrote:
> > > Any suggestions? Has anyone actually done this
> > > successfully and if so how did you do it?
> >
> > If you're using ext2/ext3, you can use ext2online to extend
> > your filesystem online (without having to unmount it) or
> > you can use resize2fs to shrink or extend it offline (the
> > filesystem must be unmounted).
> It's not a partition with a file system on it, it's a
> partition being used as a physical volume in a volume group.
> It's type is LVM. gparted reports the file system as
> 'unknown' which is maybe why it won't resize it.



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