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Re: [linux-lvm] help on pvcreate usage

Bala Sat,

the command <<pvcreate /dev/sdb4>> will "only" destroy all data on the
partition <</dev/sdb4>> all other partitions on <</dev/sdb>> should
remain unaffected.

Of course backups are always handy when doing things like that...

Lutz Reinegger

Am Don, 2003-10-16 um 16.18 schrieb Sathiamoorthy Balasubramaniyan
> Hi all,
> I have 2 external disks connected to my suse 7.0 box :
> sdb 80GB (has 4 partitions)
> sdc  8GB (has 3 partitions)
> I need to increase the size of the 3rd partition, i.e sdc3, of the disk sdc
> by borrowing some space from one of the free partitions,ie, sdb4 of the disk
> sdb.
>  Iam not sure whether i can do this by LVM. My question is:
>  Can i use the command pvcreate /dev/sdb4 without disturbing the data on
> other partitions in the disk sdb ?
> Thanks in Advance,
> Bala Sath
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