The real size of an resized block device is not reflected to the guest OS until the guest is shutdown.

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • A block device which is attached to a guest if resized, the new size is not seen by the guest OS.
  • Guest OS can correctly see the new size of an attached device if the guest is shutdown and started again.
  • Reboot of the guest does not show the new size.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux(RHEL) 6.2

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