[linux-lvm] pvmove to smaller PVs

Matt P slarty.tj at gmail.com
Wed Apr 5 17:57:37 UTC 2006

I'm no expert, mostly just a lurker on this list, but couldn't you SoftRAID
the 4 120GB's together then PV move the 300GB to the logical disk?

On 4/5/06, Alasdair G Kergon <agk at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 05, 2006 at 07:34:18PM +0200, Fredrik Tolf wrote:
> > Can pvmove not just divide that storage into three "partitions",
> There's no logic to do that yet.  It can only move complete sets of
> contiguous extents.
> > Is there a way for me to tell it to do so?
> As you found: break up contiguous extents explicitly on
> the command line by telling it to move smaller parts that it
> can handle.
> Use '--alloc anywhere' if you need to move data within a single PV.
> Alasdair
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