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Re: [linux-lvm] LVM Questions



>>>>> "Heinz" == Heinz J Mauelshagen <Mauelshagen sistina com> writes:

<snip>
    >>  I believe it is officially supported, ie. if it breaks then
    >> its a bug, and have done it now several times, at least on
    >> lightly loaded filesystems. Its not quite as convienient as
    >> AIX's LVM, in that one resizes the filesystem and the logical
    >> volume is automatically resized, but if I'm bothered I'll write
    >> a wrapper script around lvextend/lvreduce for that.
    >> 
    >> A question for the developers if they notice. Why lvextend and
    >> lvreduce, as they do the same things. Is it just for clarity ?
    >> A lvresize with + or - or a fixed size to could the same ?

    Heinz> The Linux LVM CLI is as close as possible to the HP/UX one
    Heinz> which has those commands (and vgextend/vgreduce as well)
    Heinz> seperate.  This makes at least me as a long term HP/UX LVM
    Heinz> user happy ;-)

HP/UX, how unfortunate :-) Thanks for the info. though.

    Heinz> lvresize can easily be made as a convenence wrapper
    Heinz> though...

Patches accepted I presume :-)

Sincerely,

Adrian Phillips

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