[linux-lvm] Forcing the lvconvert copy to be on a different physical disk

Alessandro MACUZ alessandro.macuz at gmail.com
Tue Jul 2 15:56:43 UTC 2013

> It looks as though you simply specify the PV from which you want to
> allocate the new extents, after the LV you are mirroring.  That is, if
> you have a logical volume "LV" on /dev/sda1 and you want to mirror it
> onto /dev/sdb1:
>   lvconvert -m1 LV /dev/sdb1
> Later I think you would do likewise to remove the local image from
> /dev/sda1, leaving the image on /dev/sdb1:
>   lvconvert -m0 LV /dev/sda1
> *I have not yet done this*.  Please try it out on a test machine
> before risking production data.

That's it Mark.

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