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lvresize

Change the size of a logical volume. See also: lvm. More information: https://man7.org/linux/man-pages/man8/lvresize.8.html.

  • Change the size of a logical volume to 120GB:

lvresize --size {{120G}} {{volume_group}}/{{logical_volume}}

  • Extend the size of a logical volume as well as the underlying filesystem by 120GB:

lvresize --size +{{120G}} --resizefs {{volume_group}}/{{logical_volume}}

  • Extend the size of a logical volume to 100% of the free physical volume space:

lvresize --size {{100}}%FREE {{volume_group}}/{{logical_volume}}

  • Reduce the size of a logical volume as well as the underlying filesystem by 120GB:

lvresize --size -{{120G}} --resizefs {{volume_group}}/{{logical_volume}}