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Re: [linux-lvm] Adding a disk to expand an existing logical volume



On 05/19/2010 05:46 PM, Digimer wrote:
> On 10-05-19 12:37 PM, kevin wrote:
>>
>>> If I were you, I would not bother with partition(s). I will add the
>>> whole disk to LVM.
>>
>>
>> I intend for the entire disk to be used -- so I should just skip the fdisk
>> step?
>>
>>
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>>
>> Kevin
>> http://blog.stardothosting.com
> 
> Unless Malahal knows something I don't (which is always possible), then 
> you still need to create a single partition that consumes the whole disk 
> and then assign that to you VG.
> 

Running pvcreate on a whole disk works just fine.

Regards,
Bryn.


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