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Re: copying lvm with the same name



On Wed, 2009-03-18 at 12:26 -0600, Frank Cox wrote:
> At this point, since the second hard drive seems to be in good condition, I
> think I would like to re-format it and either add it to the existing volume on
> sda2 to make one big logical drive, or just reformat it and make a second lvm
> on it again and add it my directory tree.  Which approach would be better?  And
> how do I extend a lvm to cover both drives if that's what I end up doing?

I would personally avoid having LVs that span both drives unless you
have a good backup strategy in place. Unless the underlying storage
provides some level of redundancy you're pretty much guaranteeing that
one day one of the two disks will fail and you'll be left with a messy
recovery scenario.

Regards,
Bryn.



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