Linux Admin Reference – LVM Administration – Redhat Enterprise Linux



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  1. Avatar Alex says:

    Just to say that the contents/articles of the site are excellent ( very technical and very well explained )
    Thks for your time


  2. Ramdev Ramdev says:

    Alex, Thank you for your compliment. We will continue our effort to improve the quality of our posts.

  3. —————–
    # resize2fs /dev/VG00/LV00 xxxxM
    where xxxxM is amount of disk space to which you wish to shrink the disk data.

    4) Reduce the logical volume by 500GB with lvreduce:

    # lvreduce -L -500G VG00/LV00
    It will reduces the size of logical volume LV00 in volume group VG00 by 500GB.
    It would be nice if you could provide an example with an actual size details for xxxxM ..

  4. Avatar Sandeep says:


    LVM very well exaplined …. Excellent!!!!!

  5. Avatar Raghu says:

    Really good Sir…..

  6. Avatar Durgesh Yadav says:

    very nice, i never worked on lvm but after reading it, i am very confident, thanks to providing such a good notes..

  7. Avatar Yatendra Vashishtha says:

    it is really awesome and excellent post……these have clear most of my doubts in LVM. Thanks :)

  8. Avatar Taiyeb says:

    Very informative. Really appreciating your hardwork.

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