Partitioning FC11 ??

Patrick O'Callaghan pocallaghan at
Mon Jul 20 12:48:21 UTC 2009

On Mon, 2009-07-20 at 03:08 -0700, Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wrote:
> Are you sure it was lvm3 instead of say screwed up disk I/O?

I think he was saying lvm "3 damned times", but no matter.

> My gripe with lvm3 is more philosophical -- it provides a silly
> service,
> namely allowing me to combine the failure modes of all of my disks and
> if any one of them fails, my FS is toast.

Very well put. I've never been happy with LVM on desktops. It seems to
provide a lot of usually-unnecessary flexibility at the cost of a large
increase in complexity for the user.


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