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Re: [linux-lvm] pvmove doesn't work the way the man page says



On 02/13/13 16:43, Phillip Susi wrote:
there is one mirror segment for the
entire logical volume being moved, and a linear for the next logical
volume.

> 2. Every logical volume in the volume group is searched for contiguous data that need moving according to the command line arguments. > For each piece of data found, a new segment is added to the end of the pvmove LV. This segment takes the form of a temporary mirror

so it DOES behave according to the manpage

breaking it up in smaller subsegments would probably have been wiser, except that you risk to induce fragmentation if other LVM operations happen during the move.


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