Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 302051
S-C-Lvm Doesn't Allow On-Line Resize
Last modified: 2008-06-16 22:27:32 EDT
Description of problem:
s-c-lvm doesn't allow online resizing of a mounted LV.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
2. try resizing a mounted LV
s-c-lvm complains the lv needs to be unmounted.
s-c-lvm resizes the lv
I was able to manually achieve the operation with using lvresize -L +5G
/dev/MainSysDrive/Root and resize2fs /dev/MainSysDrive/Root
The bug is in system-config-lvm's version check for resize2fs in
Filesystem.py, class ext3, function __extend_online_cmd:
# resize2fs 1.39 and above are also able to online extend ext3
cmd = '/sbin/resize2fs'
o, e, s = execWithCaptureErrorStatus(cmd, [cmd])
if (s == 0 or s == 1) and float(e.strip().split()) >= 1.39:
return (True, cmd)
return (False, None)
On my F8 resize2fs identifies itself as:
resize2fs 1.40.2 (12-Jul-2007)
The version "1.40.2" is not convertible to float, the check raises an
exception and (False, None) is returned.
Even Fedora Core 6 had e2fsprogs 1.39. Can you just drop the version check?
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