[linux-lvm] actual vg size

Patrick Caulfield caulfield at sistina.com
Mon Aug 11 07:43:01 UTC 2003

On Thu, Aug 07, 2003 at 01:36:28PM +0300, Mkn wrote:
>    hi
>    i intend to work with lvm10 (debian package) but one thing stops me.
>    when i create a vg i get INFO:: maximum size is 255GB
>    all my hdds exceed this. Does the next version of lvm have big vg size or
>    i have to make 5 vg out of 7 disks ?
>    thanks in advance

That sounds like quite an old version of the package, the default PE size was
increased some time ago.

You can override this with "vgcreate -s 32M" which will allow up to 2TB in a VG.


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