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Re: The case against LVM



On Tue, 2007-07-31 at 15:54 +0100, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> I've been using LVM on one computer for some time,
> without any real problems.
> 
> However, I've decided that it causes unnecessary complications,
> as some applications do not seem to accept the LVM devices,

parted and parted front ends.
Anyone lese?

> while I don't find any real advantages to compensate.

... Depends on what you need.
I regularly move free space between different partition.
Having to do it without lvm is a major pain in the back.

> 
> I thought it would simplify changing the sizes of partitions,
> but as it happens I never need to do this
> with today's enormous disks.

OK. As I said before, it greatly depends on what you do with you
machine.

> 
> I wonder if that is the general experience?

- Gilboa


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