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How to Increase Root Partition Capacity in Existing LVM Based Root Partition (Doc ID 2750231.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 12, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Compute Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Existing system has an LVM based root filesystem and low disk space.
The goal is to increase available space in the root partition, by adding a new disk to the instance.

# df -h
Filesystem                   Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/mapper/vg_main-lv_root  7.5G  7.3G  265M  97% /  <<<<<<<
/dev/xvdb1                   497M  213M  284M  43% /boot



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