October 10, 2012

Extending a logical volume in a virtual machine running Red Hat or Cent OS

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To extend the logical volume:Note: These steps only apply to EXT3 file systems.

Caution: VMware recommends having a complete backup of the virtual machine prior making these changes.
  1. Power off the virtual machine.
  2. Edit the virtual machine settings and extend the virtual disk size. For more information, see Increasing the size of a virtual disk (1004047). [Vmware Link ]
  3. Power on the virtual machine.
  4. Identify the device name, which is by default /dev/sda, and confirm the new size by running the command:# fdisk -l Read More »Extending a logical volume in a virtual machine running Red Hat or Cent OS
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