Grow LVM physical volume

February 19, 2017 in memos.

The pvresize command can be used to grow an existing physical volume so long as you grow the parition on the underlying device.

  1. Use fdisk -l /dev/sdc1 to find the start sector of the partition.
  2. Delete existing partition and create a new partition with the same start sector.
  3. Use pvresize /dev/sdc1 to grow current physical volume.