mkfs

Creating a new filesystem with fdisk, lvm, and mkfs

Our Task: Create a new 10GB filesystem to store a package repository for yum Challenges: The existing hard drive has been fully allocated using LVM. Solution: Add a new hard drive to the server (virtual server in this case) Partition the drive and add it to the main logical volume Create a new filesystem This article assumes that by now you have physically added the hard drive to the server.