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Re: [linux-lvm] Differences between LVM1 and LVM2



On Tue, Nov 19, 2002 at 08:51:23PM +0100, Tomas Roos wrote:
> Hi.
> 
> I have been using LVM for about a year now at a number of machines. One 
> I have had in production for about 4 months I think. I have never had 
> any problems with this piece of software .. very stable.
> 
> I would like to know what to think about when upgrading to LVM release 2

LVM2 is metadata and command line compatible to LVM1 plus it adds some nice
features such as a configuration file with various sections for device name
filtering and more.
You have the choice with it to upgrade your metadata to a more redundant format2
which causes updates to the metadata to be transaction oriented therefore
enhancing the online recoverablilty of the LVM system.

We still declare LVM2 to be in Beta _because_ it misses the soon to be added
feature to online relocate data (pvmove).

It is stable and you should give it a try :)

> 
> Best regards
> /Tomas
> 
> 
> 
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