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Re: [linux-lvm] I need to convert my root file system to LVM(adding a 2nd disk as well).



On 26 Apr 2001 08:25:09 +0100, Patrick Caulfield wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 25, 2001 at 01:03:29PM -0400, Rupert Heesom wrote:
> > On 25 Apr 2001 08:35:38 +0100, Patrick Caulfield wrote:
> > > On Tue, Apr 24, 2001 at 11:39:02AM -0400, Rupert Heesom wrote:
> What you need to do is lvreduce the volume to the size of the PV /dev/sdb1
> (which will be slightly smaller than the actual partition), then use pvmove to
> move the used extents from sdb2 to sdb2. *then* you can vgreduce vg /dev/sdb2.
> 
> That might sound a little over-complicated but it's really the more common case
> in "real world" situations to be LV focussed rather than PV focussed. (I think!)

Thanks, Patrick.  I'll try that.


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regs
rupert



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