Bug 125467 - e2fsadm missing from lvm2 package
e2fsadm missing from lvm2 package
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: lvm2 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Alasdair Kergon
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Reported: 2004-06-07 14:36 EDT by Joshua Jensen
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-06-07 14:44:43 EDT
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Description Joshua Jensen 2004-06-07 14:36:38 EDT
Description of problem:

lvm(1) has e2fsadm, but not lvm2.  This is a badly missing piece of

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Fedora Core 2
Comment 1 Alasdair Kergon 2004-06-07 14:44:43 EDT
We are working on providing equivalent functionality to e2fsadm as
options to lvresize, but the code is not finished yet.  

It will be added to Fedora when it is ready.
Comment 2 Alasdair Kergon 2004-06-24 03:18:44 EDT
A development version of fsadm is in LVM2 CVS (see
http://sources.redhat.com/lvm2/ ).  It needs testing, and support
adding for additional filesystems.

The new approach is to add:
to lvextend/lvreduce/lvresize.  This replaces e2fsadm.
Comment 3 Dax Kelson 2004-06-24 03:37:19 EDT
Will this take advantage of the ext3 online resize patch in the FC2

How about resiserfs, jfs, xfs?
Comment 4 Alasdair Kergon 2004-06-24 03:51:25 EDT
It's capable of this, but it needs people to provide the templates for
each filesystem type.  And needs extending to distinguish between
online and offline resizing.

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