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Re: resize2fs on LVM2 on hardware RAID5

Le mardi 30 janvier 2007 22:21, Pim Bliek a écrit :
> Hi
> Since a couple of months I am running Etch on a new production server,
> with the following specs:
> - kernel 2.6.18-smp package
> - lvm 2.02.06-3
> - RAID5 on a 3Ware card (3w_9xxx)
> I want to grow my /var filesystem ONLINE. I can find tons of docs on
> offline resizing, but I am not in the position to go into single user
> and umount it. This is production.
> I took ext3 as the fs, since this is supposed to be able to resize
> online. So I went (/var is now 4 GB):
> # lvextend -L 6G /dev/vg00/var
> # resize2fs -p /dev/vg00/var
> resize2fs 1.40-WIP (14-Nov-2006)
> Filesystem at /dev/vg00/var is mounted on /var; on-line resizing required
> old desc_blocks = 1, new_desc_blocks = 1
> resize2fs: Kernel does not support online resizing
> I did fed this error to Google and it came up with nothing. Tried lots
> of other combinations in Google to find a solution but cannot find it.
> I prefer not to build a custom kernel, and use modules of the standard
> kernel-image package I am using instead (saves me a reboot) but if
> there is no alternative I might consider it if that solves my problem
> for the future resizes I might need.
> In future I will probably not be shrinking, only growing LV's and fs's.
> So... what is the trick to make this work? I cannot find it.
> Thanks in advance for any pointers, tricks and/or help!
> Pim

It works here.
Anyway try the other command : ext2online

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