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How To Reclaim The 4th Disk Drive/Resize LVM/Create LVM on an Exadata Database (Compute) Node (Doc ID 1582139.1)

Last updated on JUNE 08, 2020

Applies to:

Exadata Database Machine X2-2 Hardware - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Exadata X3-2 Hardware - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document is about reclaiming the 4th hard disk on an X2-2 Exadata database (compute) server.

The procedure would be identical for an X3-2 database server.

This may be required after upgrading the Exadata image or after re-imaging the compute node.

It also shows how to use the newly acquired space to increase the size of an existing file system (/u01) and create a new file system (/u02).


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In this Document
 Reclaim the 4th hard disk drive and extend the physical volume size
 Resize an existing file system
 Add a new file system using the free space in the extended volume

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