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Re: LVM negates benefits of jounaling filesystems? [was RFE: autofsck]



On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 12:20 PM, Michel Salim <michel sylvan gmail com> wrote:
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> max bianco wrote:
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>> What was the reason for using LVM in the first place. My most recent
>> install I was really tempted to not go with the defaults but because I
>> really don't know much about filesystems, I figured the best thing in
>> that case was stick to the defaults. Now I am reconsidering
>> again...could someone explain the comparative advantages/disadvantages
>> ? Before i do something stupid .
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> It's hard to go completely with the defaults, which does not specify a
> separate partition for home directories too.
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I didn't phrase that right. The default is an LVM though, i understand
the advantages and i keep a back up so I am not going to repartition
the drive but if its harder to recover data from an LVM then I may
avoid using that scheme in the future.


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