How to extend xfs file system in Linux?

Use the xfs_growfs command to extend the size of an XFS file system. The XFS file system must be mounted and there must be available space to extend on the underlying logical volume.

The commands  that we  will use at this post;

  • vgdisplay
  • pvdisplay
  • pvs
  • vgs
  • lvs
  • lvdisplay
  • vgextend
  • lvextend
  • pvcreate
  • xfs_growfs

Step 1: Check existing  configuration

/dev/mapper/vgappdata-lvappdata  1,6G 2,3M 1,6G 1% /appdata



Step 2: Add  new disk to Volume  Group

-Check free  pv  size

-We  added  new  200  pv  to logical volume

Step 3: Extend  File System

Step 4: Check File System




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