[mythtv-users] LVreduce error
gull at gull.us
Thu Oct 4 23:47:48 UTC 2007
On Oct 4, 2007, at 4:39 PM, Mitch Gore wrote:
> I was trying to reduce the size of my LV so I ran this command:
> lvreduce -L-2G /dev/VolGroup00/LogVol01
lvreduce only reduces the size of the *volume*. It's up to you to
shrink the filesystem, first, so it's smaller than the new volume.
What you've done is chopped the end off your filesystem, corrupting it.
> Now it wont boot compaining about the filesystem is corrupt and to
> run fsck manually. When i do that it doesnt fix anything.
> How can i repair this? I really need 1 file off the partition.
> (Durr i know i should have made a backup!)
What kind of filesystem is it? (ext3, xfs, reiserfs, vfat?) It
makes a difference.
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