[linux-lvm] Extending stripped volumes

Joe Thornber thornber at sistina.com
Wed Apr 30 03:04:01 UTC 2003

On Wed, Apr 30, 2003 at 09:16:58AM +0200, Emmanuel Varagnat wrote:
> I would like to know if it is possible to extend stripped volumes with 
> newer versions of LVM1 or even with LVM2.
> It looks like it was possible only with linear volumes and specific 
> allocation policy.

With LVM2 to can extend any volume with a striped segment, so, for
example, you could have a volume that is made up of 10G linear, 20G
stripe 2 ways, 40G stripe 3 ways.  You will need to use 'format 2'
metadata to do this.

- Joe

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