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Re: Shrink an XFS filesystem? (LVM)

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Subject: Re: Shrink an XFS filesystem? (LVM)
From: "Serguei Tzukanov" <tzukanov@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2002 23:30:24 +0300 (MSK)
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> Hm, maybe.  Convert from XFS to XFS, but make the loopback filesystem
> the size of your new, smaller filesystem.  And before you map the
> loopback filesystem down to the block device, shrink the block device by
> removing a volume.

Yes, you are right, but not with current code (I don't have the time/proper 
linux machine to fix this now. Maybe next week).

P.S. Some discussion about using of convertfs was on GNU Parted mailing list - 
http://mail.gnu.org/pipermail/bug-parted/2002-January/thread.html.


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