Re: LVM and root.

From: Bryan Donlan
Date: Tue Jan 20 2009 - 14:48:01 EST

On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 3:57 AM, Cristi Magherusan
<Cristi.Magherusan@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-01-19 at 01:48 +0530, Prateek Donni wrote:
>> Changing size of root partition in LVM . Is it possible .. ?
> The LVM volume could be resized, but for resizing the partition you may
> need to use a live CD, since IIRC you cannot resize a mounted
> filesystem.

Many filesystems actually do support online resize - ext3, reiserfs,
and xfs I know support it, as well as others, probably. Of course,
running fsck -> resize -> fsck from a livecd is probably the /safest/
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