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Expanding Airwave file system

  • 1.  Expanding Airwave file system

    Posted May 15, 2013 09:55 AM

    Hello. We installed Airwave using the OVA file and it all works fine. However, the image only allowed for a 80ish GB file system. There are a couple of spare TBs on the virtual disk. Any suggestions on how we go about resizing the airwave install?


    Thanks,



  • 2.  RE: Expanding Airwave file system

    Posted May 15, 2013 10:03 AM

    Is this a new install?  If so, you can power off the VM instance, then edit the instance's settings to expand allocated disk space.  Once that's done, power back on the VM instance, the change of disk space should be reflected when you call:

    # df -h

     



  • 3.  RE: Expanding Airwave file system

    Posted May 30, 2013 09:49 AM

    Thanks but it didn't work. The file system didn't change in size. What we had to do was something along the lines of delete the partition from inside airwave, recreate the partition, pvresize then lvresize. Only managed to get it wrong once and corrupt the filesystem :-)

     

    [root@airwave mercury]# df -h
    Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
    /dev/mapper/VolGroup00-LogVol00  124G 74G 45G 63% /

     

    [root@airwave mercury]# fdisk /dev/sda
    /dev/sda1 * 2048 206847 102400 83 Linux
    /dev/sda2 206848 167772159 83782656 8e Linux LVM
    Command (m for help): d
    Partition number (1-4): 2
    Command (m for help): n
    Command action
    e extended
    p primary partition (1-4)
    p
    Partition number (1-4): 2
    First sector (206848-272629759, default 206848):
    Using default value 206848
    Last sector, +sectors or +size{K,M,G} (206848-272629759, default 272629759):
    Using default value 272629759

    Command (m for help): w

    REBOOT

    pvresize /dev/sda2
    lvresize -r -L+XXg /dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00