Move LVM Volume Group To New Larger Drive

by on May.09, 2011, under Linux

Shutdown server and add new drive to system, then after power on:

fdisk /dev/sdb # set partion type to 8e
pvcreate /dev/sdb1
vgextend Volume00 /dev/sdb1
pvmove -n /dev/mapper/Volume00-external /dev/sda2 /dev/sdb1
lvextend -L +47G /dev/mapper/Volume00-external
ext2online /dev/mapper/Volume00-external

sdb=New Drive, Volume00=Volume Group, Volume00-external=Logical Volume
Support Commands: lvdisplay, vgdisplay sfdisk -s, df

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