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Working with logical Volumes (part 3)

Following this tutorial assumes that you have followed along with the other two parts in this series. However, if you already have some familiarity with Linux you should be able to follow along. Working with logical volumes (part 1) Working with logical volumes (part 2) Add a disk to the volume group One of the […]

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Working with logical volumes (part 2)

In this post I want to cover one of the most commonly used features of lvm, extending a logical volume. If you were following along with the last post, “Working with logical volumes part 1”, then you should already have a volume group with a couple of live volumes attached. With lvm you can quickly […]

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Linux Tutorial

Working with logical volumes (part 1)

Part one of working with logical volumes will cover the basic’s involved in creating logical volumes. TL;DR For those of you who just want the order of the commands. sudo pvcreate </path/to/device> sudo vgcreate <vgname> </path/to/device> sudo lvcreate -n <lvname> -L <size> <vgname> sudo mkfs.<filesystem> </path/to/lv> What you need to follow this guide A free […]