[Centos] mirroring with LVM?

Luke S Crawford lsc at prgmr.com
Mon Aug 18 20:47:28 UTC 2008


"Gordon McLellan" <gordonthree at gmail.com> writes:
> I'm pulling my hair out trying to setup a mirrored logical volume.
> 
> lvconvert tells me I don't have enough free space, even though I have
> hundreds of gigabytes free on both physical volumes.

your problem is that vg1 only has one PV.  if you are mirroring with --corelog
you need a minimum of 2 PVs.  (3 if you  are using --mirrorlog disk)  

You have other PVs, they just aren't available to vg1.  add them with vgextend



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