We added new Hard disk. need add it to existing DG

take sdb as newly added disk

Step1: Format new disk and label as LVM disk

fdisk /dev/sdb

n -> p -> 1 -> return twice -> t -> 8e -> w

Step2: Create FS on new disk

mkfs.ext3 /dev/sdb1

Step3: Create as PV

pvcreate /dev/sdb1

Step4: Extend existing VG to new disk

vgextend VolGroup00 /dev/sdb1

then, you will get more free space now. check with:


Step5: Extend the Vol

lvextend -L +total_space_for_vol_g /dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00

lvextend -L +space_number_to_add_g /dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00

Step6: Online resize the Vol

resize2fs /dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00

Step7: Done.