[mythtv-users] OT: xfs_growfs

David myth at dgreaves.com
Tue Sep 6 18:12:21 UTC 2005

Drew Zerdecki wrote:

> I am attempting to grow my video storage by adding a 200GB drive using
> xfs.  I believe I have done everything correctly, but it has been
> almost an hour after I executed the xfs_growfs command.  Is this
> normal?  Does it take a long time to grow 200GB?  I didnt think it
> would since no data is being moved.  Thanks for your input.

What excactly are you attempting?
You can't grow an xfs filesystem from 1 drive to another.
You need to have an lvm2 layer in between. Then you add the 2nd drive to
the lvm and grow the xfs on top.

As Jake said, it's almost instant.


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