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Re: [linux-lvm] lvcreate contiguous flag question



On Sun, Sep 09, 2001 at 10:49:01PM +0200, Jorg de Jong wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I created a lv with the option --contiguous y.
> But since my disks are rather full the created lv was NOT contiguous.
> 
> Strange.
> 
> If I try to change the allocation policy from contiguous to next free and to
> contiugues again for this lv, it will fail. It will only let me set it to
> next free. This makes sence since the lv is already fragmented.
> 
> But why is a newly created lv that has a allocation policy contiguous
> but is fragmented non the less not reset to next free ? Or not created at all ?

It shouldn't be silently created next free.

Will check the code...

> 
> regards,
> 
> Jorg de Jong.
> 
> 
> 
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