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

Doug Eubanks admin at dougware.net
Tue Dec 30 19:50:55 UTC 2008

No, I have a current linear lv that I want to stripe across three different
hardware based RAID 5 controllers (3 pvs).

Doug Eubanks
admin at dougware.net

On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 1:52 PM, Harald Milz <hm at seneca.muc.de> wrote:

> 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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