[mythtv-users] Adding extra recorder disk space for Christmas

jedi at mishnet.org jedi at mishnet.org
Fri Dec 17 20:18:56 UTC 2004

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> On Fri, 2004-12-17 at 16:09, jedi at mishnet.org wrote:
> > 	I've yet to encounter any filesystem that does not have this problem.
> > This just seems to be a general issue with LVM. This issue also crops up on 
> > high end SAN storage systems.
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> > 	Don't ever expect to be able to shrink a filesystem.
> I have not had a problem using e2resize to shrink an unmounted ext3
> filesystem and then using LVM to reallocate PE's.

	What redhat & kernel verserion were you running?

	I thought that ext3 was inflexible in this regard. It's nice to 
know that I'm partially wrong.

> I did have some issues using 'pvmove' to free a disk from LVM because of
> incompatibilities of kernel.org kernels vs LVM-patched RedHat kernels. 
> The workaround I used was just to boot single user mode with a patched
> redhat kernel for the pvmove operation.

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