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I had a logical volume root that was 20GB and another logical volume (named Boobies, yes I know it's childish) with 200GB. I downsized the other to 100GB and extended the root to 120GB. lvs result

But the root directory is still just 20GB. df result

The root logical volume gets mounted as / in fstab. How do i get my system to recognize the resized root? Running arch btw

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You should extend the filesystem also.

For ext3,4 you can use command:

resize2fs /dev/mapper/central-root
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    Thank you! This worked! – Chloe Miller Jan 24 at 10:47

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