[olug] lvextend

Kevin sharpestmarble at gmail.com
Wed Oct 20 16:59:37 UTC 2010

Have you extended the filesystem using resize2fs(8)?

On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 10:05, Christopher Cashell <topher-olug at zyp.org>wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 8:16 AM, Noel Leistad - METC <noel at metc.net>
> wrote:
> > SAN connected to 2-node cluster
> > tried to extend an lvm volume on a SAN which supposedly succeeded.
> > node1 sfdisk shows extended size, when mounted: df shows old_size
> > node2 sfdisk shows old_size, when mounted: df shows old_size
> >
> > have umounted/remounted on each node, results remain same.
> Be careful when using LVM in a clustered environment.  LVM is *not*
> cluster aware, and you can get yourself out of sync and in an ugly
> place if you aren't careful.  Basically, when making LVM changes, you
> want to make sure that no other boxes in the cluster are using the LVM
> volumes in any way.  That's the only safe way to make changes.
> I would suggest using lvchange and then vgchange to set the volumes
> and volume groups as unavailable to the cluster nodes where you aren't
> making the changes, while you're making the changes.  After you make
> changes (or, if you've already made changes), try running 'pvscan',
> 'vgscan', and 'lvscan' (in that order) on all of the cluster nodes to
> try to re-read the available meta-information for the volumes.  If you
> changed the LUN size underneath LVM, you'll have to rescan the SCSI
> (fibre) bus or reboot the box to pickup those changes.
> Also, you may want to look into clvm.  It's a Cluster-Aware extension
> to LVM from Red Hat, included with RHEL/CentOS (may require cluster
> suite for RHEL), and also available on Debian and Ubuntu.  It provides
> a small daemon (clvmd) that propagates LVM changes to all the cluster
> nodes, making LVM safer and easier to use in a cluster setup.
> > #  Noel Leistad                                       #
> --
> Christopher
>  _______________________________________________
> OLUG mailing list
> OLUG at olug.org
> https://lists.olug.org/mailman/listinfo/olug

More information about the OLUG mailing list