[CentOS] LVM change disk

Sat Dec 4 12:51:51 UTC 2010
Jim Wildman <jim at rossberry.com>

1) Plan better next time
2) Use a USB drive as a temporary disk

> Dear all,
> I have a 4,1TB Logical volume consist of four disks with size of 2TB,
> 1TB, 1TB, and 500GB. The LV currently full. I plan to change the 1Tb
> disks and 500Gb disks. I plan to remove one 1TB disk or the 500GB so
> that I can replace it with 2TB disk. most LVM tutorial ask to use
> pvmove to move phisical extent to the new disk. The problem is that I
> have no SATA port left so that I can't move PE to the new disk. How to
> migrate the data safely so that I can replace the disk? Thank you in
> advance
> regards,

Jim Wildman, CISSP, RHCE       jim at rossberry.com http://www.rossberry.com
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