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Re: [linux-lvm] drive-spindown



On Wed, Sep 25, 2002 at 11:51:25AM +0200, Michael Frotscher wrote:
> On Wednesday 25 September 2002 11:25, Heinz J . Mauelshagen wrote:
> 
> > that could be either some regular access to extents residing on hdb
> 
> So you are saying that the volume can be used (like accessing hdb) even 
> though hdc is spun down?

Correct.

If there's just accesses to extents mapped onto hdb (i.e. from the filesystem),
hdc will never spin up (unless somthing outside LVM triggers it ;-)

> But if, it is a good explanation as my volume still has plenty of space 
> so hdc would not be accessed until hdb is full.

See "pvdisplay -v /dev/hd[bc]" or "lvdisplay -v YourLV" for your
logical volume(s) to see what is mapped onto what.

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> 
> Michael 
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