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Re: [linux-lvm] Newbie of LVM



> You're out of luck.  You can't take an existing partition and keep the
> data yet switch it over to LVM.  It's like RAID that way: you need to
> set up the lower level stuff *before* you format the disk/partition with
> your filesystem and start putting data on it.
>

But couldn't he set up his new drive with LVM copy the data from the
old drive to it, provided it's large enough and then add the old drive
to the group?


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