[linux-lvm] can't use all VG free space for an LV stripe

Christian Limpach chris at Pin.LU
Wed May 29 00:18:02 UTC 2002

> my volume group has 48396 PEs free using three disks.  whenever i try to
> a striped LV using 48396 PEs it fails with "please check, if physical
> are allocatable".

yes, I guess you can't stripe over a single disk. ;-)  i.e of those 48396
PEs only 43977 are on 3 disks, the rest is on a single disk.  With 43977 PEs
you get around 171G.


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