[CentOS] partitions vs. LVs [was: Re: How to upgrade from 5.8 to 6.2]


gebser at mousecar.com
Sun Jun 24 15:21:29 UTC 2012

On 06/24/2012 09:41 AM Benjamin Franz wrote:
> On 06/24/2012 12:05 AM, Gene Heskett wrote:
>> And what do you do when this LVM goes corrupt in about a month? I've
>> had it self destruct on me twice. I hate it when that happens.
> I would look for some other issue like bad hardware. Over the last
> several years I've routinely used LVM for pretty much everything and
> have never had it go corrupt on me except when there was a hardware
> failure involved. My standard buildouts use LVM over RAID.


Yeah, the problem is more than likely in your hardware.  I've used it on 
hundreds of machines and since 1999 and never had a problem traceable to 
LVM.  On the other hand, I've seen a lot of disks go bad.

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