Resizing Root on LVM

One of the advantages of using virtual machines is that you can easily create templates which you reproduce as needed. Of course the file systems are rarely the size you need them to be.

Fortunately, if you have either XFS or ext4 installed on LVM, expanding the root file system is fairly easy. Read More...

P2V a Linux box into VMWare

This really should be obvious and easy … after all everyone does it … but my Google Fu kept leading me to solutions that relied on having access to old versions of VMWare Converter.

But it really is easy by combining:
  • netcat; and,
  • qemu
P2V is simple.