In <email@example.com>, Hendrik Boom wrote: >On Wed, 20 May 2009 00:34:24 +0100, Roger Leigh wrote: >> On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 07:17:48AM +1000, gianni wrote: >>> HI lists >>> how can I resize the LVM default partition layout of debian? the root >>> is to small around 400mb... I looked around the web but it look like I >>> need to do that from a rescue cd, which one should I use? >> >> You don't need a rescue CD, and you can even do it while the filesystem >> is mounted! > >So the warnings about unmounting the file system before expanding it in >the "LVM HOWTO section 11.9. Extending a logical volume" at >http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/LVM-HOWTO/extendlv.html >are strictly obsolete? > >I'm talking about an etch system with an ext3 file system on llvm on raid. While I still recommend a backup, I've never needed one when expanding reiserfs or ext2/3.[1!] JFS and XFS are also supposed be to growable online. If shrinking a filesystem, you will need to unmount it; some filesystems don't like being shrunk at all. -- Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. ,= ,-_-. =. firstname.lastname@example.org ((_/)o o(\_)) ICQ: 514984 YM/AIM: DaTwinkDaddy `-'(. .)`-' http://iguanasuicide.net/ \_/  NB: There was (and may still be) two different resizers for ext2/3. One works only online, one works only offline. I think the online one is recommended by the ext2/3 developers now.
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