[linux-lvm] N00b Question: Logical Volume without a Logical Volume Group ?

Digimer linux at alteeve.com
Tue Nov 1 18:45:02 UTC 2011

On 11/01/2011 02:39 PM, Dan White wrote:
> Is a logical volume group necessary before one can start making mountable partitions ?
> I'm trying to work with a SAN.  We were allocated a 10Gb LUN to "play" with. Another admin created a logical volume on the LUN and then made a single partition out of the logical volume.  The flow I am familiar with from Red Hat's GUI is to first make a logical volume group, then make partitions in the group that I can adjust in size as necessary.
> Are both workflows valid ?

LVs must be created from VGs.

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