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Re: Shrink an XFS filesystem? (LVM)

To: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Shrink an XFS filesystem? (LVM)
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Date: 18 Jan 2002 13:19:15 -0600
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On Fri, 2002-01-18 at 13:08, Steve Lord wrote:
> Might that in place filesystem converter work for this? 

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.

Maybe?

-Eric


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