On Tue, Feb 27, 2001 at 01:55:05PM -0700, Andreas Dilger wrote: >So says the guy from a company called "Big Storage" ;-). However, I've >seen several people who make multiple partitions on a single disk, and >then turn these into PVs (don't ask me why), easy way to convert an existing single-disk installation to LVM. make the free space (hope you've got some) into a PV, create LVs, move over your filesystem mountpoint by mountpoint and make the old partitions into PVs as you go so you don't run out of disk. i was seriously considering going that way myself. then again, i was also considering creating two VGs, one for "user" data and one for "system" stuff. now, i'm trying to figure out what i thought the point of this was, maybe something about possible future migrations to multispindle systems. -- PGP/GnuPG key (ID 1024D/BFE0D6D0) available from keyservers everywhere "Everything I am today, I owe to people whom it is now too late to punish."
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