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Converting an Existing Root Filesystem to LVM Partition for OL5, OL6 and OL7 (Doc ID 1564398.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 23, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 to Oracle Linux 7.6 [Release OL5 to OL7U6]
Linux x86-64

Goal

The steps mentioned on this document are for Linux OnPremise with Local Drives.   The document does cover situations of booting from iscsi or root fs on multipath devices.


The example here is a Full  Root Filesystem not on LVM. We need to move this to new partiton which is LVM

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 STEP FOR ORACLE LINUX 5
 STEP FOR ORACLE LINUX 6
 STEP FOR ORACLE LINUX 7 


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