[linux-lvm] Re: partition strategy

Stephen Boulet stephen at theboulets.net
Thu Sep 2 13:52:39 UTC 2004

On Wednesday 01 September 2004 04:09 pm, Arshavir Grigorian wrote:

> Arshavir Grigorian wrote:

> > Is it better to create 3 partitions 2 x230G + 1G - create a striped LV
> > over the first 2, then add the third to the volume group, then extend
> > the LV over to the new 1G extension (since LVM2 allows extending
> > striped lv-s). And if so, does the non-striped area get used as a last
> > resort (after the striped area is completely full)?

I don't have the expertise to know for sure but that makes sense to me. I 
would just make 3 partitions -- you can always just save the 1GB partition 
for something else -- swap or a backup partition. 



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