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

Vahid Pazirandeh vpaziran at yahoo.com
Thu May 30 13:01:02 UTC 2002

hi Christian,

does this imply that all PV sizes in a VG must have the same size if i want to
stripe along all of them, thus using 100% of the VG space?

ps. i'm no longer on the linux-lvm mail list.


--- Christian Limpach <chris at Pin.LU> wrote:
> > my volume group has 48396 PEs free using three disks.  whenever i try to
> setup
> > a striped LV using 48396 PEs it fails with "please check, if physical
> volumes
> > 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.
>     christian
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