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Linux logical volume manager: basic logic, configuration and usage

Jan 09, 2009, 06:03 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to linuxconfig for this link. ]

"For this Linux lvm example you need a unpartitioned hard disk /dev/sdb. First you need to create physical volumes. To do this you need partitions or a whole disk. It is possible to run pvcreate command on /dev/sdb, but I prefer to use partitions and from partitions I later create physical volumes....

"Create Virtual Group
At this stage you need to create a virtual group which will serve as a container for your physical volumes. To create a virtual group with the name "mynew_vg" which will include /dev/sdb1 partition, you can issue the following command:"

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