[linux-lvm] Convert a non-striped LV to a striped LV without data loss?

Harald Milz hm at seneca.muc.de
Tue Dec 30 18:52:11 UTC 2008

On Mon, Dec 29, 2008 at 09:54:20PM -0500, Doug Eubanks wrote:
> Is it possible to convert a logical volume that's only on one physical
> volume to a striped logical volume without data loss, and preferably online?

No - only by copying data to a temp space before. But why would you want to
stripe an LV on a single PV? Burn spare CPU cycles and stress the disk?

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