How To Expand an NVMe EBS Volumes After a Disk Resize on Amazon Linux

Author: , February 19th, 2021

First, use lsblk to see the raw partitions:

Note how the partition at 259:1 is only 20GB, while the entire disk at 259:0 is 40GB. A partition resize is required in this case.

For an EXT4 filesystem, use the resize2fs command instead:

For more information, please visit the AMW Docs: https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/recognize-expanded-volume-linux.html

How To Create An XFS Formatted Filesystem On AWS EC2

Author: , October 26th, 2011

First, use the AWS management console to create and attach a new volume. Note the device name, in our example /dev/sdf.

You now have a 10 GB (or whatever size you specified) EBS volume mounted under /data with an XFS file system, and it will be automatically mounted if the instance reboots.