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LVM How-to: Adding a new partition Linux

Initial setup

To begin, let’s define our goals: We have a partition (mounted as /), which we want to extend from 7G to 16G. We will do this by following these steps:

  1. Partition the new disk
  2. Create New Physical Device (pvcreate)
  3. Extend the existing volume group
  4. Extend the logical volume
  5. Extend the filesystem (ext4 in my case)

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