On Wed, Jul 06, 2005 at 09:17:32AM -0500, Jason Lanclos wrote: > > A simpler method will be create a NEW LUN, scan it, pvcreate, add it to > > existing VG with vgextend, and extend your volume lvextend. At least you > > don't have to mess with existing partitions. > > Ok.. what happens when you reach the max LUNs or max partitions??? > And I can only imagine the administration nightmare it would be to manage with several > volumes spread over multiple LUNs. The whole point of a SAN is to simplify management of data storage. > And what about copy/swap? Spreading a volume over multiple LUNs would make using this feature of the SAN impossible / very > dangerous to do while volumes are mounted. > So.. One Volume, One LUN, One partition is the easiest way. > There are prolly a thousand different ways to "make it work", > but I wouldn't consider that part of the whole "Red Hat Enterprise Linux" concept. Just out of curiousity - if you're using your array to do volume management anyway - why use lvm at all? -- AJ Lewis Voice: 612-638-0500 Red Hat E-Mail: alewis redhat com One Main Street SE, Suite 209 Minneapolis, MN 55414 Current GPG fingerprint = D9F8 EDCE 4242 855F A03D 9B63 F50C 54A8 578C 8715 Grab the key at: http://people.redhat.com/alewis/gpg.html or one of the many keyservers out there...
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