[linux-lvm] Re: partition strategy

Alasdair G Kergon agk at redhat.com
Fri Sep 3 12:49:09 UTC 2004

> >>>Is it better to create 3 partitions 2 x230G + 1G 
> >>>Is it better to create 2 paritions 230G and 231G, put both in a vg, 

> >ie the first option.  
I meant the second option:-)

> Could you, please tell me what I am doing wrong? TIA.
> casals:~# lvextend -l +134 /dev/vg00/lvol0 /dev/hdc3
>  Using stripesize of last segment 8KB
>  Insufficient allocatable extents suitable for parallel use for logical 
> volume lvol0: 118816 required

If you don't specify the stripe settings, lvextend uses whatever
the last segment of the LV you're extending uses i.e. 2 stripes in 
this case.  So you need to specify -i1 to add a new segment with
just one stripe.

agk at redhat.com

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