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From Stephan Seitz <s.se...@secretresearchfacility.com>
Subject Re: Increase root disk size in latest cloudstack
Date Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:10:08 GMT
You'ld need to do the very same thing than you'ld do on a physical host.
pvcreate the new datadisk, vgextend and lvresize your partition(s).


> Seems like its the only way to do that. So I created a another data-disk
> and attached it to the VM. But still the df command shows me same
> information.
> 
> 
> 
> On Tue, Oct 21, 2014 at 12:45 PM, Erik Weber <terbolous@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > If you're using some sort of logical volume manager inside the vm you can
> > add an additional disk and resize it.
> > For Linux the most common is LVM, for Windows I believe you have to use
> > dynamic disks (not sure about support for booting from dynamic disks?).
> >
> > --
> > Erik
> >
> > On Tue, Oct 21, 2014 at 9:12 AM, Asanka sanjaya Herath <angal.sh@gmail.com
> > >
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Hi Erik,
> > >
> > > I'm using xenserver. So I think I will not be able to do that. One of my
> > > instance is running out of root disk capacity. I took a snapshot of that
> > > disk and created a template from it. Then I crated a new instance and
> > still
> > > it has the same disk capacity. What can I do now?
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > On Tue, Oct 21, 2014 at 12:25 PM, Erik Weber <terbolous@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > > The design spec is here:
> > > >
> > >
> > https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/Root+Resize+Support
> > > >
> > > > You can find the Jira ticket with a lot of information here:
> > > > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-6181
> > > >
> > > > As far as I can see, you can atleast resize the disk by using the API.
> > UI
> > > > tends to lag a bit behind new API functionality, so I would hope for it
> > > to
> > > > arrive in a later version.
> > > >
> > > > But, after reading through the ticket it seems that root disk resize
> > > might
> > > > only be supported on KVM, which hypervisor are you using?
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Erik
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On Tue, Oct 21, 2014 at 8:31 AM, Asanka sanjaya Herath <
> > > angal.sh@gmail.com
> > > > >
> > > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Hi Erik,
> > > > > I'm using the master branch. Could you please tell me how can I do
> > > that?
> > > > >
> > > > > Thank you.
> > > > >
> > > > > On Tue, Oct 21, 2014 at 11:59 AM, Erik Weber <terbolous@gmail.com>
> > > > wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > On Tue, Oct 21, 2014 at 7:54 AM, Asanka sanjaya Herath <
> > > > > angal.sh@gmail.com
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > > I'm using the latest cloudstack(Cloned from github and
built from
> > > > > > source).
> > > > > > > I need to know whether there is any way to re-size the
root disk
> > > > > capacity
> > > > > > > after creating the instance.(Using UI or using api).
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > Which branch did you build?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I believe root disk resizing has been there since 4.4, but it
might
> > > be
> > > > > > lacking if you're using managed storage.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Mike can probably chime in on the latter
> > > > > >
> > > > > > --
> > > > > > Erik
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > --
> > > > > Thanks,
> > > > > Regards,
> > > > > ASH
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Thanks,
> > > Regards,
> > > ASH
> > >
> >
> 
> 
> 



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