[CentOS] LVM newb needs assistance

Giovanni P. Tirloni tirloni at gmail.com
Thu Oct 8 21:23:10 UTC 2009


On Oct 8, 2009, at 5:15 PM, Allie Daneman wrote:

>> Greetings,
>>
>> On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 10:25 PM, Allie Daneman <df at drainfade.com>  
>> wrote:
>>> That's where it gets sticky...the server can only have 2 SATA disks
>>> installed :( If I move all the "extra" data off those drives how  
>>> can I
>>> accomplish what I'm trying to do ?
>>
>> IF you have physical access to the server, plug in a external  
>> HDD.....
> I have an external drive...but that doesn't solve my problem ;) Do you
> know how to manage LVM the way I need ?

  You need to pvmove and vgreduce. See more details about that and  
other tasks: http://tldp.org/HOWTO/LVM-HOWTO/commontask.html

-Giovanni






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