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Re: [linux-lvm] enclosure separation/turnoff



On Wed, Feb 12, 2003 at 11:33:41AM -0500, Alexy Khrabrov wrote:
> 
> Well, I want to use LVM within each enclosure
> to aggregate drives.  The problem is, when I don't
> need a particular enclosure, I want to be able to power
> it down and boot my server without that box altogether,
> but I'm forced to power it on even if the LV is not
> mounted in /etc/fstab!  And even if it's deactivated
> with lvchange -a n!  It seems to me that the underlying
> PVs for that LV are being spinned on boot despite all
> of the above, is that right?  Do I have to go deactivate
> each PV then?...

It should work fine if you make sure that one VG is mapped onto
the disks in one box only. Then LVM will only find the VGs that 
are available.
-- 

patrick




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