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Re: [opensuse] Extending Logical Volume - Not enough extends
  • From: Jeffery Fernandez <forums@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2006 09:39:06 +1100
  • Message-id: <200612310939.06674.forums@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
anyone ?

On Thursday 28 December 2006 17:50, Jeffery Fernandez wrote:
> I have a 75GB drive which I use for my shiny OpenSuse 10.2 install
>
> I have setup a Volume Group called system and within the volume group, I
> have two Logical Volumes, one for /home and the other / which use 25GB and
> 20GB respectively. I also have a 60MB ext3 partition which is used for
> /boot
>
> I am using swap partition which is on an other SATA drive. Which means I
> have approx 30GB of free space.
>
> I want to extend the /home partition to the maximum of the free space but
> the YaST LVM manager doesn't allow me to do so. I have done the following
> to try to achieve this:
>
> logged-in as root in single user mode
> un-mounted the /home partition
> Started up YaST and LVM manager
> Edited the home Logical Volume
> Set the size to the max available Size (54.4GB) and click OK
> Hit the Apply button which gives me the error:
>
> "Failure occurred during the following actions:
> Extending logical volume /dev/system/home to 54.4GB
>
> system error code was: 4016
>
> lvextend -l + 7527 /dev/system/home:
> insufficient free space: 13927 extends needed, but only 7541 available."
>
>
> I understand what extends are and that there is no available extends. But
> how does it allow me to extend it showing there is enough room to do so and
> not be able to extend it ? Any suggestions or anyone know what I am doing
> wrong ?
>
> cheers,
> Jeffery

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