[linux-lvm] LVs corrupted after pvresize

Stuart D. Gathman stuart at bmsi.com
Thu Oct 16 22:31:53 UTC 2008

On Thu, 16 Oct 2008, Christian Völker wrote:

> I'm currently in big troubles :-(
> What happened?
> I have a single VG running on three RAID arrays.
> I resized one of these RAID arrays for additional 250GB. After this was

Resizing a RAID-5 array is often not what you think, and doing so often
scrambles the data, depending on what RAID implementation you are using.  That
is why I stick with RAID-1.  Resizing is simple.  In any case, LVM
was not your problem.

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