I added more space to my Ubuntu VM through vSphere (to 1TB). Then, I used GParted from Ubuntu live CD to expand sda2, and sda5. But when I do lsblk my root partition (--vg-root(dm-0)) is still the same (345.7G) instead of ~1020G. But I can see the "parent" sd5 as ~1TB.

How can I expand the --vg-root (dm-0)?

I still have a snapshot that I can go back to if needed.


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I was able to expand it using lvextend -L +XG /dev/HOSTNAME-vg/root

As seen here

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