[CentOS] KVM Host Disk Performance

Wed Apr 6 04:18:08 UTC 2011
Scott Robbins <scottro at nyc.rr.com>

On Tue, Apr 05, 2011 at 08:22:08PM -0600, compdoc wrote:
> >Just curious, why have you stopped using LVM?
> Simply for ease of maintenance: some recovery and backup utilities like
> clonezilla can't work with LVM. And because the same names for volume groups
> are used for each centos install, so trying to attach a drive or volume to a
> new system for rescue causes conflicts unless you take steps and use unique
> names from the start. (Although I hear that newer versions of centos/RH will
> create unique names for you)

Not all that unique, but a bit better--I think it's
VolumeGroup00/lvm_root, VolumeGroup00/lvm_swap, and things like that.

(Keeping both LVs in the same VG by default.)

Scott Robbins
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