[CentOS] Disc Cloning Question

Tue Apr 6 19:12:16 UTC 2010
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On 4/6/2010 1:54 PM, Joseph L. Casale wrote:
> I have a server with a stock install scheme with the exception that /boot and
> / are on two md raid 1 mirrors over two discs.
> I need to remove those two large discs and replace them with smaller discs.
> Given the lvm over md, and big to small scenario, anyone know any automated
> app that can do this?
> I don't want to spend the time to resize the ext3 partition, the vg etc and
> re-mirror manually...

Even if there is a way to do a live migration, it's probably faster and 
safer to just build a new raid with or without lvm and copy the stuff 
over.  You'll just have to reinstall grub on the new disks to make them 

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com