Change the size of a logical volume - lvresize

Change the size of a logical volume. See also: lvm. More information: lvresize(8) - Linux manual page.

  • Change the size of a logical volume to 120 GB:

lvresize --size {{120G}} {{volume_group}}/{{logical_volume}}

  • Extend the size of a logical volume as well as the underlying filesystem by 120 GB:

lvresize --size +{{120G}} --resizefs {{volume_group}}/{{logical_volume}}

  • Extend the size of a logical volume to 100% of the free physical volume space:

lvresize --size {{100}}%FREE {{volume_group}}/{{logical_volume}}

  • Reduce the size of a logical volume as well as the underlying filesystem by 120 GB:

lvresize --size -{{120G}} --resizefs {{volume_group}}/{{logical_volume}}