[linux-lvm] Adding a disk to expand an existing logical volume

Malahal Naineni malahal at us.ibm.com
Wed May 19 16:26:01 UTC 2010

Digimer [linux at alteeve.com] wrote:
> On 10-05-19 11:43 AM, kevin wrote:
> >Howdy,
> >
> >(fdisk+mkfs+pvcreate+vgextend+lvextend) is the right way to go about adding
> The mkfs isn't supposed to be there, just set the new drive's
> partition to type '8e' (Linux LVM).

If I were you, I would not bother with partition(s). I will add the
whole disk to LVM.

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