Sunday 9 May 2021

How to Reduce lvm partition in CentOS 7

Sometimes when we are facing issue with high space utilization of the disk in Linux system, then we can make some space by reducing the lvm partition which have unused space available if hard disk partitioned in lvm. Reducing the lvm volume cannot be done online, the volume should be unmounted while reducing. Reducing the logical volume is the risk of data lose and it is always recommended to make a backup of data before reducing the volume.