[linux-lvm] pvmove of lvs while filesystems mounted not supported?!?

Jonathan E Brassow jbrassow at redhat.com
Mon Nov 13 16:10:27 UTC 2006

I've never tried it using LVM1, but I'm told it is safe.


On Nov 13, 2006, at 7:47 AM, Dave wrote:

> Hi David & list readers,
> I am still stuck using LVM1 (1.0.8-14) on a RedHat AS3 system (kernel:
> 2.4.21-47.ELsmp) and may need to move all data from the existing disks 
> to a new set
> of disks.
> Can I safely use pvmove (under LVM1) to perform this action while the 
> file systems
> are mounted or not?  If not, are there other ways LVM can help move 
> all data to the
> new disks without having to unmount the file systems in use?
> Thanks,
> Dave

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