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Re: [linux-lvm] Newbie of LVM



On Fri, Dec 09, 2005 at 02:12:43PM -0500, Matthew Gillen wrote:
> Way Loss wrote:

> > /dev/md5              153G  119G   27G  82% /www

> >     My md5 is almost full and I wanna use LVM to merge
> > my md5 with a new partition from a new hdd. I wanna
> > ask if this possible for LVM to merge 2 partition
> > together while one of them have data on it? I can't
> > suffer any data loss and want to make sure that LVM
> > works perfectly to what I want.

> You're out of luck.  You can't take an existing partition and keep the
> data yet switch it over to LVM.

See also:
  https://www.redhat.com/archives/linux-lvm/2005-October/msg00110.html

Alasdair
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agk redhat com


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