[mythtv-users] CentOS vs Fedora, RAID vs LVM

Mike Holden mythtv at mikeholden.org
Tue Mar 31 15:48:25 UTC 2009

Miroslav Suchý wrote:
> Jean-Yves Avenard napsal(a):
>> You can grow the FS without even unmounting the disk...
> You can do that with ext3 too:
> resize2fs /dev/sda1

You can, but on the next reboot you get bitten by an unexpected full fsck
of the partition. This is quite a pain and a long wait when the partition
is a 750Gb partition :-(

This is because the resize doesn't update the backup master blocks, just
the main one.
Mike Holden

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