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Shrinking LVM logical volume with ext3/ext4 filesystem

… the required steps to reduce the size of an LVM logical volume formatted as an ext4 filesystem… 1) Unmount the logical volume (or boot into a live CD if the logical volume contains the root filesystem) 2) Check the … Continue reading

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Expanding a LVM root partition to fill remaining drive space

Expanding a LVM root partition to fill remaining drive space 09 Dec 2009 When I deploy new servers through VMWare ESX, I usually copy an existing base that I have already setup. I keep the base image VMDK size small … Continue reading

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