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Re: [Xen-users] file based domu conversion to lvm

On Thu, Oct 15, 2009 at 2:11 AM, Mike <systems@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> After sending the original thread off to the ML I had tried the 'dd' method
> and it worked flawlessly. My only concern is being able to resize the
> filesystem inside of the images after i've dd'd them over. it should be just
> like resizing any other logical volume with a resizable file system...all
> ext3 centos vms' so i would imagine this will be fine? Any caveats from
> anyone?

Since you dd-them you also copy its partition table.
That means after you resize the LV you also need to modify the
partition table. And you also need kpartx to mount it. If that's OK
with you (it's what you do anyway with file-based image, right?) than
you can stick with it.


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