[linux-lvm] Couple of question/confusion
mike at msede.com
Mon Jan 31 15:13:40 UTC 2000
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From: "Volker Abele, HP" <Volker_Abele at hp.com>
To: "Scott Walker" <scott at zeroknowledge.com>, <linux-lvm at msede.com>
Subject: RE: [linux-lvm] Couple of question/confusion
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2000 11:32:09 +0100
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> From: owner-linux-lvm at msede.com [mailto:owner-linux-lvm at msede.com]On
> Behalf Of Scott Walker
> Sent: Montag, 31. Januar 2000 03:29
> To: linux-lvm at msede.com
> Subject: [linux-lvm] Couple of question/confusion
> I started playing with LVM tonight and I am impressed... LVM + resierfs
> is nice! But I have a couple problems.
> Let me explain (Please offer advice if you want) I have the following
> /dev/hdc1 = 1.2G
> /dev/hdd2 = 7.9G
> /dev/hda3 = 1.2G
> /dev/sda1 = 9.11
> I wanted to combine all of the above into 1 *partition* for /home. now
> is LVM something I should be looking into or should I just go to linear
> raid? or raid 0?
> Now I create my physical volume, but when I want to create my logical I
> keep recieving this error:
> freedom /# lvcreate -L100G freedom
> lvcreate -- only 499 free physical extents in volume group "freedom"
-L100G means 100 Gigabyte, that´s just a little bit to much (I think
have 1.2 + 7.9 + 1.2 + 9.1 = 19.4 G - if I´m right).
> What am I doing wrong?
> Please offer some advice, wether LVM is just overkill for me and I
> should just use raid0 or linear.
> Scott Walker Zero Knowledge Systems Inc.
> scott at zeroknowledge.com
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