Extending the CentOS virtual machine hard Drive

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Author: User
Tags centos

VMware version:6.5.3

Using the command line tool Vmware-vdiskmanager.exe-x 36GB MYDISK.VMDK

Start a virtual machine

Create a new partition with Fdisk




3 (fill in the appropriate values here, if applicable)

(Accept the default, enter)

(Accept the default, enter)




Restarting a virtual machine


Vgextend Volgroup00/dev/sda3

Lvextend-l +100%free/dev/volgroup00/logvol00
Lvresize-l +100%free/dev/volgroup00/logvol00
Resize2fs/dev/volgroup00/logvol00 This command failed to execute, prompting/dev/volgroup00/logvol00 is mounted; Can ' t resize a mounted filesystem!

Successful execution with Ext2online-v/dev/volgroup00/logvol00

Use df-h to see that disk space has expanded

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