Shrinking the (LVM) log-partition on Linux

Enlarging a LVM partition on a linux machine is trivial. You only need one command to do it and it can even be done when the partition is mounted.

lvresize -r -L +20G /vg1/lvm1

This command enlarges the LVM lvm1 to 20GB. Assuming you use an ext, ReiserFS or …

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