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Re: [opensuse] small installation help
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin.listas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2011 15:13:22 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <alpine.LNX.2.00.1110301512430.28269@Telcontar.valinor>
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On Sunday, 2011-10-30 at 09:32 -0400, Anton Aylward wrote:

So

1. No, LVM is not for 'large disks'
2. Yes, LVM lets you defer decisions about space allocation
3. Yes, LVM lets you allocate and reallocate disk space to match your
ACTUAL use as your needs change
4. LVM lets you do striping, mirroring and snapshot backups.
5. LVM lets you use drives of different sizes and technologies to do
the above.

Recovery is more difficult.

- -- Cheers,
Carlos E. R.
(from 11.4 x86_64 "Celadon" at Telcontar)

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