I can create a lvm volume group with a loop device. But if I use dmsetup to map the loop device into several devices, then I can't create a lvm group with /dev/dm-. Why is it not possible to create ...
According to the Linux manpages you can add raw disks as well as partitions to a volume group. In other documentation (RedHat, CentOS or openSUSE), all examples refer to adding partitions to the VG ...
Question: Is there a tool supporting de-fragmentation of LVM2 logical volumes ? (Making their extents into consistent sequences) Preferably by defining desired order of extents (something like ...
I need to resize my PV so that I could make room for a new partition, /dev/sda7 --> belongs to Volume Group: vg0 vg0 has 23g free space not allocated, so I tried pvresize ...
Lets say I would like to make a large volume from external usb drives. I create the lvm volume on drives that have been given certain device names sdf sdg or whatever and at some point they are ...