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There are actually four different behaviors resize2fs can have (one of them trivial). It depends on if the filesystem is mounted or unmounted and if you're shrinking or extending. Mounted, Extending Here, resize2fs attempts an online resize. More or less, this just tells the kernel to do the work. The kernel then begins writing additional filesystem ...


The resize2fs command is a tool included in the e2fsprogs package under many Linux distros. resize2fs works on ext2/3/4 filesystems and must be used after one has issued lvextend to make the newly expanded lv space usuable. When you want to reduce the size of a logical volume, you must unmount the volume first, then do the resize2fs step before finally ...

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