[linux-lvm] 250G limit........

James Hawtin oolon at ankh.org
Wed Mar 13 07:29:02 UTC 2002

On Wed, 13 Mar 2002, Glenn Shannon wrote:

> I remember something or other about a 250G per vg limit while I was originally setting up my lvm....does this 250G limit still stand?
> If so, are there any future plans to remove it? I just thought it would be interesting to have a full TB on LVM, and I've got the disks to test it/try it/crash it.
> :)
> Glenn

bash# vgdisplay
--- Volume group ---
VG Name               sunset_vg
VG Access             read/write
VG Status             available/resizable
VG #                  0
MAX LV                255
Cur LV                6
Open LV               6
MAX LV Size           1.00 TB
Max PV                255
Cur PV                2
Act PV                2
VG Size               46.25 GB
PE Size               32.00 MB
Total PE              1480
Alloc PE / Size       1412 / 44.12 GB
Free  PE / Size       68 / 2.12 GB
VG UUID               HMrqdp-Hf5n-FfCP-5W2D-fyw6-UHcn-MMB7Wr

You can see from this volume group, I set the PE size when it was created
to 32mb This gives me a maximum of 1TB in that volume group.

vgcreate -s <size> ....

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