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How to add disks to LVM volume on Linux

Jan 06, 2016, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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The biggest advantage of LVM over traditional disk partitions is its support for "dynamic partitions"; you can create and resize (grow or shrink) LVM volumes dynamically as needed. There is no notion of physical disk boundary in LVM logical volumes, so you can create a large LVM volume that spans across multiple smaller physical disks. Such flexible partitioning allows you to manage storage space more efficiently as disk usage patterns change over time.

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