How to reduce the size of a non-root LVM and assign that space to the root LVM?

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Issue

  • Need to reduce the size of a non-root LVM and assign that space to the root LVM as / (the root filesystem) is running out of space.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6
  • Logical Volume Manager 2 (LVM2)

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