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How to resize an LVM partition at the beginning

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http://unix.stackexchange.com – I have resized lvm partitions in the past, but after the resize there is space at the end of the partition. What I want to achive is to have the space at the beginning of the partition instead. The reason for this is that I want to use grub2, but the size of the grub image is bigger than the size of the MBR, so I want to move my partition a little bit to give it more space. Here is my configuration: fdisk: Disk /dev/sda: 120.0 GB, 120034123776 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 14593 cylinders, total 234441648 sectors Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector size (logical/physical): (HowTos)