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Re: [linux-lvm] Question about hardware LVM

i guess u can get that information from manual.

the hardware probably can grow the size dynamically. but it might still
depends on host to grow the fs.

linux seems can not handle the read_capacity data changed msg from san.
so probably u will need to grow it, reconnect from linux, find the
changed size, then run fs tools to grow it.

still, check manual is the way to go.


On Thu, 2006-02-02 at 22:08 +0100, Javier de Miguel Rodríguez wrote:
> Hello
> I have been successfully using LVM on RedHat Linux Server with no
> hassle. We are now deploying a $BIGVENDOR expensive FiberChannel SAN.
> One of the main features of this SAN is that is able to grow a
> filesystem
> How does Linux handle this? Do I still have to use LVM? If I still
> have to use LVM I do NOT see the point of "hardware base growing".
> Simply, create a new LUN in the SAN and I can join to our LVM setup.
> Maybe this is a "Storage 101" questio, but I do not fully understand
> expensive SAN "hardware based"  filesystem grow.
> Thank you in advance
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