[CentOS-virt] Move Windows within an LV to another pv safely
fabian.arrotin at arrfab.net
Sun Oct 25 15:01:43 UTC 2009
Ben M. wrote:
> Using CentOS Xen current with the 5.4 update applied.
> I need to move a Windows 2008 installation in LVM2 from one pv/vg/lv to
> different disk pv/vg/lv.
> What are considered safe ways to move it on same machine and retain a
> copy until sure it reboots?
> Turn off (shutdown) in Xen create identical extents in target pv/vg/lv
> and mount -t ntfs and cp? dd? rsync?
> Or pvmove (doesn't look like it retains a copy)?
> Is there an equivalent to AIX cplv?
I always use dd when i need to 'move' a LV from one host to the other
(can be of course used on the same host)
idea=`grep -i clue /dev/brain`
test -z "$idea" && echo "sorry, init 6 in progress" || sh ./answer.sh
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