[CentOS] Disc Cloning Question

Tue Apr 6 21:30:46 UTC 2010
Joseph L. Casale <jcasale at activenetwerx.com>

>If I were doing it, I'd forget lvm on the new drive and just make the md 
>devices, mkfs them, mount them somewhere temporarily, copy stuff over 
>with 'cp -a', 'tar | tar', 'dump | restor', 'rsync -av', etc.,
>edit fstab to mount the new md devices for / and /boot, fix grub and 
>swap the drives.  If you have to worry about growing files, do an rsync 
>once live, then go to single user mode and repeat (the second run will 
>fix anything that changed and will go pretty quickly).

I'm sold, it really doesn't need lvm. I presume after editing fstab the
nonexistent lvm config can be ignored? Never done that...