How to extend LVM root partition on a Virtual Machine (domU) running on Oracle VM (Doc ID 2025884.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 31, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.0.1 and later
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

The goal of this document is to describe how a system administrator can grow the size of the LVM root partition on an Oracle VM by resizing the Virtual disk and then applying steps on the guest O/S to have the correct size recognized for the extended root partition.

This document applies to virtual machines using LVM root partition.
 

Solution

Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms