SLES11 fails to resize mounted logical volume

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11


While trying to resize a mounted logical volume with the YaST2 partitioner in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 the following message is displayed:
The file system is currently mounted on $MOUNTPOINT.
It is not possible to resize the file system while it is mounted.
Unmount the file system and retry resizing.


A fix for this issue is available via YaST2 Online Update. Please ensure the packages yast2-storage and yast2-storage-lib are updated to version 2.17.75-0.1.6.


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  • Document ID:7003704
  • Creation Date: 30-Jun-2009
  • Modified Date:28-Sep-2022
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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