[linux-lvm] pvmove doesn't work the way the man page says

Phillip Susi phillsusi at gmail.com
Sat Mar 9 18:04:02 UTC 2013

Please use reply-to-all on public mailing lists; I did not see there had 
been any replies until now because I was not Cc'd.

On 02/13/2013 07:45 PM, Spelic wrote:
> breaking it up in smaller subsegments would probably have been wiser,
> except that you risk to induce fragmentation if other LVM operations
> happen during the move.

There's no risk of fragmentation because you still allocate the whole 
thing at once, you just set it up as (linear, mirror, linear) instead of 
one big mirror, and the mirror portion slides over when synced.

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