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Re: Incorrect Free Space / xfs_growfs on RAID5 Volume ?

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Subject: Re: Incorrect Free Space / xfs_growfs on RAID5 Volume ?
From: Michael Monnerie <michael.monnerie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 28 May 2009 11:10:14 +0200
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On Mittwoch 27 Mai 2009 Svavar Örn Eysteinsson wrote:
> Is there a simple way for me to check if my kernel has this option  
> compiled in ?

gzip -cd /proc/config.gz | grep CONFIG_LBD
if your kernel provides /proc/config.gz

> And the FINAL question.... Is there any way for me to alter the raid
>   volume, partitions to GPT or just format the /dev/sdb without
> loosing any data ?
> Maby it's just not possible without backup up data, and restore'ing ?

I googled this once, and found the anser "no". If you find a solution, 
please post it, I'd be very interested in it.

mfg zmi
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