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Re: parted/LVM for ET [Re: [Libvir] Storage manager initial requirements and thoughts



Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
lvcreate -L 3G -n newroot raidvg
lvcreate -L 1G -n newswap raidvg

I should add, in a libvirt context it's probably going to be useful to also:

* list available volume groups (vgscan)
* list space available in each VG (vgdisplay name-of-vg)
* show how VGs relate to PGs (pvscan)

The LVM tools use quite a sophisticated internal API which isn't exported - but see for example tools/tools.h and include/*.h in the LVM2 source code. <libdevmapper.h> is also available, but much more lowlevel.

Rich.

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