fdisk /dev/xvda n (create new partition – use defaults) p (primary partition) 3 (partition number) w (write partition table to disk) reboot server mkfs.ext3 /dev/xvda3 (write file system to partition) pvcreate /dev/xvda3 (Initialize the partition for use as a physical volume in lvm and add it to VolGroup) vgextend VolGroup /dev/xvda3 lvextend -L +70G /dev/mapper/VolGroup-lv_root resize2fs /dev/mapper/VolGroup-lv_root