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Using System-Config-LVM in CentOS 6 results in a corrupt filesystem

I am used to being able to use the system-config-lvm utility in RedHat Linux (I was using RHEL 5) to resize the LVM while the system was running. To be clear, I did this while running on the disk I ...
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Fail to resize partition on Ubuntu 14 LTS / ESXi5

I want to resize the main partition of my Linux VM. I added space through ESXi interface Booted on GParted and resized the partitions However, the system does recognize the changes on disk ...
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centos 6.3 increase disk size on /

I have a VM running CentOS 6.3. LVM is not installed. From the VM side, I have increased the underlying disk from 15GB to 40GB, so I now need to expand the partition and file system. I've managed to ...
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Centos disk space allocation

My internal server is running out of space. I want allocate some of the space from lv_home over to lv_root. I have checked the following link: Centos 6.3 disk space allocation. It has few commands ...
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Changing ec2 instance type, any side effect?

Hello there i am trying to upgrade ec2 micro instance to small instance. I am going to upgrade it with this. But i assigned elastic ip, lot of alarms, load balancer and mounted s3 on it. I knew that ...
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Resizing a software RAID remotely, no LVM, / partition

I have a server that has a software RAID without LVM. That is only mdadm. There are the partitions /dev/sda2 and /dev/sdb2 which form /dev/md2. There is also a lot of space after both /dev/sda2 and ...
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How can I grow an ext4 filesystem inside a dm-crypt/LVM volume?

I have a disk with this format: sdc 8:32 0 1,8T 0 disk └─sdc1 8:33 0 1,8T 0 part ├─vg-lv1 (dm-0) 254:0 0 900G 0 lvm ...
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Resize a logical volume of an LVM inside another LVM (Xen Dom0)

I have a Xen guest, which its main disk is on an LV (let's call it "domu-disk", VG name "xen"). It's on one single 1T drive at the moment. Inside that domu-disk, it was partitioned into one primary ...
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Online resizing of kvm guest root filesystem?

I have a Linux guest that uses an LVM volume directly as root file system (that is, there is no partition table). libvirt config looks thus: <os> <type arch='x86_64' ...
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Expanding ext3 /usr partition safely with minimal downtime

I have inherited a Centos 5.5 server provided by Softlayer. My /usr partition is filling up, and I can't see any quick wins by deleting cruft. It looks like the sheer number of cpanel accounts is to ...
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Resizing Partitions on Live RHEL/cPanel Server

I've resized many partitions over the years on Linux, Windows and Mac OS X -- but always using a GUI. However, the time has come where the preset partition sizes my data center placed on my server ...
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3ware Raid Controller - Wrong Size after upgrading one disk

I have a 3ware raid controller. I replaced both 750GB disks by new 1TB disks. But the unit size is still 698GB. How can i "resize" the unit size to use the 1TB size. Screenshot: ...
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Linux Red Hat Resize VM resize2fs - Couldn't find valid filesystem superblock

I'm trying to increase the size of a Linux Red Hat Virtual Machine by 10Gig. This is just on a Test Server I created that I'm trying to figure out. I increased the VM by 10 gig with this command ...
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Proxmox resize failed: exit code 1

How can I resize the hard disk in proxmox? When I have tried, I get the following error. "command '/usr/bin/qemu-img resize ...
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How do i configure nginx to do image filtering?

I'm making my own image server and i'm trying to get the nginx HttpImageFilterModule to work. basically i want it so that: images.domain.com/original/path/to/image will get the original image ...
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Can't mount home after trying to resize (bad geometry: block count exceeds size of device).

This is on a fresh computer (super computer actually). It got to me with 15T on the home mount and 50G on the root. I tried allocating 7T to root and resizing (since I'm putting a local yum repo on ...
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Extending partition on linux gparted but not more space in the vm

I have a vm test installation of a linux running a build server. Unfortunately I just pressed ok when adding the disk and ended up with an 8gb drive to play with. Well into the test the builds are ...
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unix logrotate specify chunk size

How can I specify output file size which I want after rotation? For example lets say I want to run logrotate when log file reaches 10MB and I want to split this log into chunks which are 1MB max. I ...
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Is it possible to resize a mounted LVM partition on the fly?

Situation: We have a server that has a 40GB SAN (Fiber Channel) mounted as /opt/application. If the LUN is expanded to 60GB, what needs to be done to expand /opt/application on the RHEL-server to ...
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How to extend an ext4 partition and filesystem?

I have a 400GB disk with a 320GB ext4 partition. I would like to grow the ext4 partition to use the left space (80GB of free space). +--------------------------------+--------+ | ext4 ...
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Resize/extend partition size CentOS

Im tasked to resize a partition on a remote server. I've read up on it and understand that i'll need unmount and use resize2fs /dev/sdato expand the partition size. Can someone please help me unmount ...
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Inodes after extending filesystem

If I make a ext4 filesystem and add about 20% of extra inodes, how would this effect the inode count if later I extend the filesystem? Would the extended filesystem also automatically add an extra 20% ...
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How to recover resize2fs failure

I was resizing my hard drive last night and was not successful. My system and drives are local on an ESXi 5.1 vm. I'm running Debian 6 x64 and have a 2TB mount that I was resizing. It was about 1.8T ...
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How to resize LVM group wheen 4 partitions already in system?

Centos, I have already expanded Virtual disk in Vmware, now i need to add additional space to LVM Group but most tutorials out there are saying to create new partition and add it to LVM. Since there ...
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how to resize ufs partition on linux

is there a way to resize a lvm partition after processing dd command? /dev/vg0/disk1 is 1G /dev/vg0/disk2 is 5G after a dd partition, the size of /dev/vg0/disk2 become 1G. dd if=/dev/vg0/disk1 ...
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Windows XP remote desktop window size is too small when physically switching to different machines [closed]

Main Workflow: When you are physically on computer A (with a large resolution) and remote desktop (with the sub workflow) into computer B and then remote desktop again to computer C with a very large ...
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MySQL: Increased buffer pool, ibdata1 corrupt?

I tried increasing innodb_buffer_pool_size via my.cnf from default 128m to 256m, but on restart attempt, mysql shutdown failed with: 130125 11:49:55 InnoDB: Initializing buffer pool, size = 256.0M ...
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Centos 6.3 disk space allocation

Apache can use only 50GB, so if my websites go over this amount the server crashes. THis VM has 200GB allocated to it. But I did not set up the volumes correctly. How can I allocate some of the space ...
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What are the recognized ways to increase the size of the RAID array online/offline?

Is it possible, in theory, increase the size of the RAID-array of any level just by adding new drive(s)? Variant like "backup whole data -> delete old array -> add/replace disks -> create new array -> ...
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Safely resizing partitions in CentOS 6

I have deployed two VMs on VMware with CentOS 6.3 Net Install. It has automatically created some partitions. It has created two major partition for root and home. root partition has size of 50GB and ...
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Resizing LVM and data loss

I currently have a LVM volume that is 128 GB. It has one physical drive associated to it. If I were to add a second drive to expand it, but then later remove it, would I get data loss. I know that ...
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resize root partition without using live cd and lvm [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do partitions needed to be unmounted when resizing a partition? I want to know if it is possible to resize an existing root partition without using live cd. The server ...
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Can I lvreduce after lvextend without losing the ext4 partition inside it?

In a botched attempt to move my root partition from one disk to another I have done the following: added new disk partitioned it with parted (part #3 is now almost totally filling the disk) ...
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resize2fs get status after ssh connection interrupted

I lost SSH connection after I executed a resize2fs command on my drive /dev/md0. Is there a way, now that I've restablished a connection, to check if the resize2fs is still running? And the status? ...
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How to shrink a virtual disk using Resize-VirtualDisk on Windows Server 2012

I accidentally extended a virtual disk size from 2TB to 21TB (due to entering 2.1TB on a different regional setting). Now apparently I cannot shrink the virtual disk afterwards (Not Supported)?! Can ...
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Resize2fs at 81h and counting

Setup: 12x 1TB drives in a RAID6 (MDADM) crypt-setup running ontop of MDADM LVM running on the crypted drives EXT4 on the LVM Background: I added a new drive to the RAID (increasing from 11 to 12 ...
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Resizing a parition on a virtual disk in Window Server 2003

The virtual disk in question is 400 GB, with an 80 GB C partition and a 320 GB D partition. If the virtual disk is resized to 500 GB, is it possible to extend the C partition into the new space?
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Shrink the size of LVM volume

I'm trying to shrink the size of Logical Volume --- Logical volume --- LV Name /dev/vg_linuxph53/lv_home VG Name vg_linuxph53 LV UUID ...
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Reducing VirtualBox VDI logical size

I was going to increase one of my VDI to 80 GB with the command: VBoxManage modifyhd MY_DISK.vdi --resize 819200 Yes, a wrong additional zero was gone there. Of course, as an idiot I hadn't a ...
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how to resize partition on server 2003

Yesterday, my system partition ran out of space (my OS is Windows Server 2003), and I need to resize it, how could I do this? Buy a new larger disk to replace it? I have searched GOOGLE, and found ...
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How to resize /dev/md1

I notice today that my /dev/md1/ is almost full: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/md1 10G 8.7G 798M 92% / tmpfs 7.8G 0 7.8G 0% ...
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Relayout LVM Disk

I have an Ubuntu 11.10 system with two 500GB disks. The partition tables look like this: /dev/sda1 primary 465.52GB /dev/sda2 extended 243.17MB -> /dev/sda5 logical 243.14MB ...
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Decrease one VolumeGroup, increase another

Is it possible to decrease the vg_home and increase vg_root? I am running RHEL. I need to know the steps. [root@web /]# uname -a Linux web 2.6.32-131.4.1.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Fri Jun 10 10:54:26 EDT ...
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Expand root partition without LVM

I've got free unpartitioned space which I'd like to use to expand my root partition. The server runs under Debian Squeeze and I'm administrating it with no GUI. How can I do that? Do I need the free ...
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resize a xen hvm disk

Ok, I am trying to resize a Xen HVM disk. I have added the space to the vm as you can see here it is now 780GB. --- Logical volume --- LV Name /dev/VM_VolGroup/vm104_img VG Name ...
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Unmounting the root filesystem (/) for resizing without a rescue cd?

I am just trying to figure out if this is possible to do. I am trying to resize a number of filesystems, and to be safe (these are production boxes as well as QA) I wanted to do the resize offline. I ...
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How can I slow down I/O operation in a disk when the LVM is being re-sized?

I want to re-size a LVM volume online in my Linux box. It is taking very long time to complete, since there are I/O operations being performed on that volume. Is there any way I can tell every other ...
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Root file system not grown after replacing with a larger EBS on AWS

I had a 8GB EBS attached to my EC2 Instance but I was running out of space what I did on the AWS Management Console: Create a snapshot of the current EBS (8GB) Create a new EBS based on the ...
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Resize Windows 7 Guest virtualised under KVM on Centos 6

I created a windows 7 virtual machine on Centos 6 running the following: virt-install --name=W7VIRT64 --ram=768 --disk path=/var/lib/libvirt/images/guest1-win7-32,size=8 --vnc --network ...
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How do you reallocate hard drive space between directories in Unix FreeBSD?

I was wondering what it takes to reallocate hard drive space between root directories in Unix FreeBSD? For example, take away space from the /usr directory and add to the /dev. This question was ...