[linux-lvm] moving a logical volume between servers

Stuart D. Gathman stuart at bmsi.com
Wed Dec 5 14:48:25 UTC 2007

On Tue, 4 Dec 2007 f-lvm at media.mit.edu wrote:

> Not being able to write-lock disks means I've had to be very, very
> careful in a number of situations when I wished I didn't have to worry
> so much about shooting myself in the foot.

For IDE drives, hdparm -r will set the readonly flag for the entire
drive.  I'm not sure if SATA has a similar feature.  But as you say,
in a number of situations, a hardware jumper is better.

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