[K12OSN] LVM - is anyone using this?

Petre Scheie petre at maltzen.net
Fri Jun 25 16:26:03 UTC 2004

Have you tried ext2online, which, on my box anyway, is called by e2fsadm which 
works similarly to HP's fsadm?  It requires a kernel patch (which I haven't 
installed), but it sounds like it would bring it pretty close to HP's jfs.  But 
I agree the Linux LVM is clumsy compared to HP's.


Julius Szelagiewicz wrote:
>>Hi folks,
>>Is anyone using LVM?
>>I'm looking for a solution that will allow the addition of extra drive
>>space (100+ GB) to a server in approximately 18 months time.
>>I've done this on Netware servers, so I understand the principles. I
>>believe LVM is similar to the way Netware does things.
> Bert,
>  i have been using LVM on hp-ux for many years now ao i was very happy to
> see it on Linux. alas, sistina lvm in both rh9 and fedora1 choked on
> array bigger than 300GB and it doesn't allow on-the-fly change to the
> size of the filesystems. it feels clumsy compared to the veritas one used
> by hp. julius
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