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



Please use reply-to-all on public mailing lists; I did not see there had been any replies until now because I was not Cc'd.

On 02/13/2013 07:45 PM, Spelic wrote:
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.

There's no risk of fragmentation because you still allocate the whole thing at once, you just set it up as (linear, mirror, linear) instead of one big mirror, and the mirror portion slides over when synced.



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