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Re: [linux-lvm] converting ext3 / to LVM



On Sun, 30 Jan 2005 11:30:45 +0000
"Jean-Luc Coulon (f5ibh)" <jean-luc coulon wanadoo fr> wrote:

>Le 30.01.2005 11:55:44, messmate a écrit :
>> On Sun, 30 Jan 2005 09:25:43 +0000
>> "Jean-Luc Coulon (f5ibh)" <jean-luc coulon wanadoo fr> wrote:
>> 
>>> Le 30.01.2005 08:10:52, matthew zeier a écrit :
>>>> 
>>>> Are there any tips on converting an existing ext3 / to LVM?
>> 
>> Be carefull; as I know converting an EXISTING ext3 to LVM loses all
>> data.
>> Jean-Luc, can  you confirm this ??
>
>Tell us *how* you plan to convert it to lvm.
>
>J-L
>
Reading section 12.3 on the LVM HowTo; there is no good way migrating an
existing filesystem ( with data) to lvm !
I'm in doubt if LVM is very usefull following what this howto recommend.
EVMS more suitable?
mess-mate
Sorry, I mean 12.1


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