[CentOS] Transferring system to new drive

Timothy Murphy gayleard at eircom.net
Thu Sep 16 13:43:19 EDT 2010


Lamar Owen wrote:

> But having done a few now I vastly prefer doing it online using LVM.  No
> downtime, and it just works, including resizing, as long as you are going
> to a larger lv.
> 
> When a server simply has to have minimal downtime, LVM is worth its LoC in
> gold for this use.

What do you mean by "no downtime"?
What exactly do you do?
Is it documented anywhere?


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