[CentOS] Disc layout advice
Joseph L. Casale
JCasale at activenetwerx.com
Tue Oct 6 19:29:00 UTC 2009
>You don't run pvcreate on lvm partitions. You run pvcreate on the block
>devices that will be added to the volume groups.
You sure can run pvcreate on a partition, for example /dev/cciss/c0d0p1
instead of /dev/cciss/c0d0 and the use of it for example, creating a
partition of "Type" LVM so that it's obvious what's going on:)
Each PhysicalVolume can be a disk partition, whole disk, meta device, or loopback file.
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