Re: extending LV with JFS online
Am Freitag, 9. November 2012 schrieb Tomáš Hulata:
> I have question related to extending JFS size to new size
> of LV (using LVM), I found that I have to use
> mount -o remount,resize
> and also that there were some problems related to older
> kernels and in these cases exact size should be used like
> MOUNT -O
> REMOUNT,RESIZE=1048576 MOUNTPOINT
Where did you found that?
The second case should be needed on shrinking a JFS filesystem, you shrink it, before you shrink the logical volume and thus it doesn´t know to what size to shrink.
But on enlarging it can determine the size of the lv cause you enlerge the lv before the fs.
Thats at least what I know and how it worked in my tests. As I do not use JFS regularily it was a long time since my last test for one of my Linux trainings, but that means that it worked this way quite a lot of kernels ago already.
So I think it should be safe, actually safer than manually giving - a possibly wrong size - to let JFS detect the new size of the volume on growing.
> So my question is, if there is some
> outage during this procedure, because this filesystem is exported with
> and I need to do it online without any outage.
> Does anybody have
> some experiences with JFS resizing?
2) Try with a test filesystem.
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