[linux-lvm] How do I use free PE?
rod.rook at gmail.com
Fri Oct 23 15:59:18 UTC 2009
Thank you for your reply. I was thinking of using Gnome parted, but I wanted
to check to see if it can be used with LVM2 partitions.
On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 10:38 AM, brem belguebli
<brem.belguebli at gmail.com>wrote:
> your underlying disk /dev/sdb2 cannot be part of more than one volume
> group, it'll have to be under VolGroup00.
> When you say I don't want to add it to VolGroup00, you may be
> confusing some concepts.
> You certainly don't want to add free space under / (which is a
> filesystem) on top of a Logical Volume (LogVol0) which itself is built
> on top of your VolGroup00, isn't it ?
> If so, you can create a new Logical volume (let's say
> logvolgeneralstorage, man lvcreate) on top of VolGroup00 which will be
> mounted on /otherstroragethanslash.
> Everything is in the man pages (lvcreate, lvs, lvdisplay, mkefs,
> 2009/10/23 Rod Rook <rod.rook at gmail.com>:
> > I've installed Fedora 10 on a 250GB SATA hard drive.
> > I want to use the unused portion (free PE= 4378, about 140GB), but I
> > know how I go about doing it.
> > I don't want to add it to VolGroup00, but I want it made accessible as a
> > general storage space.
> >> [root at localhost Documents]# pvdisplay /dev/sdb2
> > --- Physical volume ---
> > PV Name /dev/sdb2
> > VG Name VolGroup00
> > PV Size 232.69 GB / not usable 4.58 MB
> > Allocatable yes
> > PE Size (KByte) 32768
> > Total PE 7446
> > Free PE 4376
> > Allocated PE 3070
> >> PV UUID DBf14Y-SLFe-cwZy-m1O7-3Jw9-Xhdf-3u42iX
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