This is how to do a simple file system increase in Logical Volume Manager. For example, increasing /tmp from 512 Mb to 1 Gb.
/tmp is a logical volume:
# df -h /tmp Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/vg00-tmpvol 496M 19M 452M 4% /tmp
Running “vgdisplay /dev/vg00” showed that volume group vg00 contained 3.5 Gb of free space. Extended the logical volume with lvextend: Continue reading