[linux-lvm] Which meta-data format to use with lvm2?

Joe Thornber thornber at sistina.com
Tue Jul 22 09:45:02 UTC 2003

On Tue, Jul 22, 2003 at 01:02:14PM +0200, Rainer Krienke wrote:
> I have one simple decision problem: What metadata format should I use? lvm1 or 
> lvm2. I did not find much info about the advantages and stability of format 
> lvm2. The lvm man pages says that lvm2 is better and more resilient, so 
> should I use it or better stay with lvm1. 

The LVM2 format is vastly superior to format1.  Everyone who is
setting up a new system is advised to use format 2.

- Joe

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