[linux-lvm] lvm2 specificiation

Bryn M. Reeves bmr at redhat.com
Fri Feb 6 11:08:13 UTC 2009

Les Mikesell wrote:
> Alasdair G Kergon wrote:
>> On Thu, Feb 05, 2009 at 01:54:00PM -0800, Vinay Srini wrote:
>>> I have a requirement to mount multiple volume groups with the same 
>>> name (VolGroup00, as that is the most popular default name), without 
>>> first using vgrename (because something might go wrong, and I may not 
>>> be able to restore the name back).
>> It was an early design decision that every VG on a system should have a
>> different name.  Departures from that won't get supported - because 
>> it's so
>> simple to choose different names!
> How do you move drives around among machines then, if they have been 
> created with the default names that will conflict?

Using the oft-posted directions for changing the VG name and UUID.


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