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Re: [SLE] LVM ?
  • From: Jim Cunning <jcunning@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 14 May 2004 15:24:58 -0700 (PDT)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0405141523190.1815-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Today at 3:09pm, Dan Weisenstein wrote:

> Hi all,
> I'm planning on replacing our WinXP server (it's just a file server)
> with SuSE 9.1. I plan on putting 3, 40MB drives in it and using LVM to
> span the disks. Since I'm not too familar with LVM, I'm interested in
> others experiences.
> Should I use LVM to span all three disks or should I put the OS on the
> first one and use LVM to span 2 and 3? Any tips or anything I should
> watch out for?

You can put the OS on LVM, too. Just be sure you have a /boot partition
that is not. I've had good luck with all other partitions being Logical
Volumes on our internal engineering lab server.

Jim Cunning

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