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From: Alan McKinnon <alan.mckinnon@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] where did lvm installation guide go?
Date: Fri, 30 Aug 2013 06:17:35
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] where did lvm installation guide go? by "J. Roeleveld"
1 On 30/08/2013 07:21, J. Roeleveld wrote:
2 > Canek,
3 >
4 > LVs can be resized while the system is running. It also depends on the
5 > actual filesystem, but extending can be done online with all filesystems
6 > I am aware of.
7 > Shrinking is not possible with all.
9 no fs can be reduced whilst mounted, most especially the inode based ones
11 This makes reducing / somewhat tricky as requires system downtime.
12 The usual approach sysadmins use is to estimate size conservatively and
13 make them larger as needed (effectively avoiding reducing any as much as
14 possible).
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17 Alan McKinnon
18 alan.mckinnon@×××××.com