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

Bryn M. Reeves bmr at redhat.com
Thu May 20 11:21:33 UTC 2010

On 05/19/2010 11:28 PM, Ron Johnson wrote:
> On 05/19/2010 11:24 AM, Michael Guntsche wrote:
>> On 2010.05.19 11:58:03 , Digimer 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).
>> Or use the full device without any partition at all.
> I wonder if this will have any adverse affects on drives with 4KB 
> sectors?

Not really, if anything it simplifies getting correct alignment for the
data region of the PV.


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