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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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Extend the size of a logical volume

lvextend -L+6G /dev/mapper/vg00-var resize2fs /dev/mapper/vg00-var The above will extend /var partition with 6GB man lvextend !  

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