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.


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.


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