[mythtv-users] Should I use LVM on this new raid?
Jay R. Ashworth
jra at baylink.com
Mon Sep 24 00:11:48 UTC 2007
On Sat, Sep 22, 2007 at 11:32:33AM -0500, Brian Foddy wrote:
> I'll look into it. I'm starting to see some limitations to my original
> thinking. First, not sure LVM will allow me to expand the
> physical volumes, which is I think what would be happening.
> There is a lot more here than I expected....
In LVM you can create new PVs and extend the LVs onto them, and then
expand the associated filesystems.
But most FSs can't shrink, and hey, everyone? Remember that if you
have ridiculously massive filesystems, a tape drive to back them up
will cost you about $6k.
Jay R. Ashworth Baylink jra at baylink.com
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