Category: LVM

How to Remove Physical Volume from a Volume Group in LVM

If a device is no longer need for use by LVM, you can use the vgreduce command to remove physical volumes from a volume group. The Vgreduce command shrinks the capacity of a volume...

How to Reduce/Shrink LVM’s (Logical Volume Resize) in Linux

Reducing/Shrinking the logical volume is the highest risk of data corruption. So try to avoid this kind of situation if possible, but go ahead if you have no other options. It is always recommended...

How to Extend/Increase LVM’s (Logical Volume Resize) in Linux

Expanding the logical volume is extremely easy, it takes very few steps and can be done online without unmounting a certain logical volume. The main purpose of LVM is flexible disk management, which allows...