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From Mohd Zainal Abidin <zainal....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Instance with a larger disk size then Template
Date Thu, 03 Aug 2017 22:29:24 GMT
We have this issue long time ago. We manually resize root when VM's still
running. After resize and reboot the size show correct.

On Aug 4, 2017 6:25 AM, "ilya" <ilya.mailing.lists@gmail.com> wrote:

> Just a thought - as i do this very frequently.
>
> If you are using LVM on your ROOT partition - you dont need to power it
> on via Live CD.
>
> It can all be done online while the system running.
>
>
>
>
> On 8/3/17 6:40 AM, Imran Ahmed wrote:
> > Hi Erik,
> >
> > Thanks for suggestion, I tried this too and was successful till
> lvextending the logical volume. However at the stage of running resize2fs
> it produced errors like : Bad super block..."  so I ended up installing
> from an ISO and partitioning without LVM this time so that I could use this
> template to resize in future.
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Imran
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Erik Weber [mailto:terbolous@gmail.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, August 03, 2017 3:56 PM
> > To: users@cloudstack.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: Instance with a larger disk size then Template
> >
> > A faster approach than those mentioned is to create a new partition on
> > the unused disk space, and add it to the volume group, then use
> > lvextend and resizing the fs.
> >
> > On Thu, Aug 3, 2017 at 12:00 PM, Imran Ahmed <imran@eaxiom.net> wrote:
> >> Hi All,
> >>
> >> I am creating an instance with a 300GB disk from a CentOS 7 template
> that
> >> has 5GB disk (LVM Based).
> >> The issue is that the root LVM partition inside the new VM instance
> still
> >> shows 5GB .
> >>
> >> The device size  (/dev/vda) however shows 300GB.  The question is what
> is
> >> the best strategy to resize the root LVM partition so that I could use
> all
> >> 300G.
> >>
> >> Kind regards,
> >>
> >> Imran
> >>
> >
>

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