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Re: [linux-lvm] About Extending LVM size with Hardware Raid

On Wed, 2004-04-21 at 13:38, Vahric MUHTARYAN wrote:
> Hi Everybody ?! 
> 	Maybe everybody know Raid5 can extend easily. I'm using hardware
> raid and I wonder What extend utulity I have to use for system . resize or
> LVM .. 
> Because with hardware raid system looks all disks like a one logical disk at
> this moment How can I intorduce extended array to system ... 
> Thanks  
In that case you may not want to be using LVM.

Most of the Linux filesystems have an extend capability, so that is not
a problem.

I don't know how to get the kernel itself to rescan the hardware for
capacity changes.  Obviously you can reboot, but there must be a better

I would look for SAN documentation that describes the resize process. 
The commands will likely be exactly the same from the Linux perspective.

Greg Freemyer

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