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Re: [linux-lvm] Newbie of LVM



Jeff Cousino wrote:
>>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?

Right,  I was writing a followup to this effect before I got your response.

--Matt


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