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Re: [linux-lvm] 2 Questions about Linux LVM



On Fri, Mar 14, 2003 at 06:08:24PM +0100, Laurenz, Dirk wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> i have two questions concerning the linux lvm v1.x.x.
> 
> 1. how log should (min and max) a volume group or logical volume name be.

Long you mean ?
Min 1 char, max 127 path name length.

> 2. Is it better to export and import a volume group between several systems,
>    or is it enough to import a volume group once and activate it on the desired system for use
>    while it has been deactivated on the others?

Run "vgscan ; vgchange -ay" on the failover system making sure that
this doesn't happen on both systems at the same time.

Regards,
Heinz    -- The LVM Guy --

> 
> Here is a sort of graph, about what i mean:
> 
> before switch:
> 		SYS1				SYS2
> activated	yes				no
> 
> 
> after switch:
> 		SYS1				SYS2
> activated	no				yes
> 
> Thanks for your help.
> 
> Kind regards
> 
> 
> Dirk Laurenz
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