Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 212161
system-config-lvm do not seems to be aware that ext2online has been removed and do not use resize2fs instead
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:46 EST
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Description of problem:
Cannot resize online ext3 filesystem after an LV extend for example
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. run system-config-lvm
2. resize a Logical Volume with ext3 fs on it, a busy one like the / mount point
3. you're then warned : resize can only be done on a umounted ext3 filesystem.
well, nothing, it's the problem ;-)
online resize should have been done on the busy LV with ext3 on it.
ext2online has been replaced by resize2fs in e2fsprogs-1.39, it's should the
problem. system-config-lvm is not aware of it.
*** Bug 216071 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
s-c-lvm determines if ext3 can be extended online, by checking for the presence
Since ext2online was not found, message "resize can only be done on a unmounted
ext3 filesystem" was displayed, and online resizing was disabled.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 218126 ***
This bug has been closed as a duplicte of a RHEL5 bug. The RHEL5 bug has been
closed as closed with a resolution of CURRENTRELEASE.
However, the resolution appears to have not made it to any current release of FC6.
So I have re-opened this bug as a gentle reminder.
I can confirm this is happening in RAWHIDE as of today: Fedora 7 Test 2 with the
This works perfectly fine in RHEL 4 Update 4.
Please, remember to fix this in RAWHIDE too.
Ping? Can someone backport system-config-lvm from F7 to FC6?
The version in F7 do not seems to have this bug. Please.