[CentOS] When should LVM be used?

Fri Jul 30 21:07:39 UTC 2010
Ron Blizzard <rb4centos at gmail.com>

On Fri, Jul 30, 2010 at 5:50 AM, Juergen Gotteswinter <jg at internetx.de> wrote:

> * snaphotting (great for db backup)
> * resizing partition
> * "online" partitioning

I didn't know LVM would do snapshots -- I'll have to look into that.
But I'm guessing the feature is pretty much worthless if the whole
hard drive is taken up by one LVM partition -- which has been my
CentOS default setups.


RonB -- Using CentOS 5.5