mv hard drives with lvm/selinux ?

Justin Conover justin.conover at
Wed Mar 9 13:16:56 UTC 2005

I might not have to move the box after all, so I can put this test off
for now.  Thanks for your input though.

On Tue, 08 Mar 2005 13:23:13 -0500, Colin Walters <walters at> wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-03-08 at 11:53 -0600, Justin Conover wrote:
> > Just wondering if i'm going to move 2x160GB sata drives in raid 1 that
> > are on there own volume with SELinux turned on.  Can I simply move
> > these to another box and be able to read them or does this become
> > really tricky?
> If you use mv, cp -a --preserve=all, or rsync -X, security contexts of
> files should be preserved.
> However, if you have a default FC3 install you're already using LVM, you
> might consider simply placing the raid device as part of your existing
> volume group, and not worrying about copying/moving data around.  At
> least if it works to do RAID under LVM :)

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