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Re: [linux-lvm] Is it possible to change the PE size on a live volume?



On Mon, Oct 21, 2002 at 08:43:56PM +0100, Toby Dickenson wrote:
> On Monday 21 Oct 2002 7:22 pm, William Blunn wrote:
> > > Greetings. My volume is 225 GB in size and getting too small.
> > > Unfortunately, I used the default PE size when creating the volume
> > > group. Is there any way I can overcome the 256 GB limit ...
> >
> > In the LVM 1.0.x series,
> >
> > Given the sizes of modern hard disk arrays,
> > maybe the default PE/LE size should be changed from 4 MiB to 16 MiB,
> > in the LVM 1.0.x series.
> >
> > My feeling is that more people's needs would fit into 1 TiB than fit
> > into 256 GiB.
> 
> doesnt LE size affect snapshot performance too?

Not really, no.  Maybe you're getting confused with the snapshot chunk
size.

- Joe



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