[linux-lvm] will pvmove'ing (an LV at a time) defragment?

Phillip Susi psusi at cfl.rr.com
Sat May 1 22:19:23 UTC 2010

On Sat, 2010-05-01 at 13:26 +0000, Brian J. Murrell wrote:
> That said, it is quite easy to move portions of an LV, so hooking pvmove into
> a disk defragmentation algorithm shouldn't be difficult, if one can find a good 
> defragmentation algorithm.

There isn't really any need; having an lv split in 2 or 3 parts isn't
going to cause any slowdown you can notice outside of a synthetic
sequential access benchmark.

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