[linux-lvm] LV Fragmentation determination

Anders Widman andewid at tnonline.net
Wed Nov 6 07:17:01 UTC 2002

>> First off, can LV's become fragmented across a PV/VG? If yes then...

> Yes, they can.

>> I'm looking for an easy way to determine how fragmented an LV might been
>> inside the VG. Is there any command I can run that'll give me nice
>> estimate on this?

> You can analyze the "lvdisplay -v" output on your LVs in question.
> That shows you the mapping information and therefore, if your LVs are
> fragemented.

Will LVM include a defragment procedure?

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