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Re: [linux-lvm] Problems and questions with LVM on a large raid system.



On Sat, Mar 15, 2003 at 01:59:59PM -0600, Steven Lembark wrote:
> 
> 
> -- Jon Bendtsen <jon+lvm silicide dk>
> 
> >>> that depends. You can stripe the lvm, but then you cant resize it.
> >>> if you made a LV, then it would proberly just allokate all on one
> >>> "disk", aka sda, and then on sdb.
> >>
> >>    I'm using 100% of the VG for the same LV.
> >>
> >>    I'm fine with not being able to resize it. Do I need the MD stuff to
> >>    stripe it?
> >
> >No. You can stripe using the LV system. But i would think that
> >if you can shutdown the LV, then you might as well stop the VG,
> >and do it on the raw device. (except this isnt as future proof
> >as a LVM system is).
> 
> Nor as flexable: with LVM you can easily grow the LV's, with
> out LVM you are stuck with fixed partitions.

that would be included in being future proof ;-D
Besides, he wants to stripe it, and you cant extend a stripped
LV (as far as i know).



JonB



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