[linux-lvm] Total free space using added VGs and LVs

Lou Arnold larnolda1 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 21 15:02:17 UTC 2009

Somehow this message didn't get to the list, so here it is this time

On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 10:44 AM, Lou Arnold <larnolda1 at gmail.com> wrote:

>  On 10/19/09, Drew <drew.kay at gmail.com> wrote:
>> When you say migrate, are you meaning migrating to a larger drive? Or
>> do you mean migrate portions of the filesystem to a new logical volume
>> with free space?
>> --
>> Drew
> The documentation wasn't specific. I believe the intent was simply to
> migrate the data to another logical volume to temporarily allow the source
> volume to be reduced and/or removed. But let's assume that has happened or
> that doesn't need to happen. So now we need to unmount LogVol00, reduce it
> to its original nunber of extents and then remount it (either before or
> after remount we remove the physical drive.) I assume you can't try this or
> you'll screw up your computer, but I have a system that I screw up and
> easily restore from a OS image. So no need to be too cautious.
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