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

Keith Roberts

keith at karsites.net
Sun Jun 24 16:47:37 UTC 2012

On Sun, 24 Jun 2012, ken wrote:

> 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.

And what happens then in that situation - do you loose any 
more data than you would loose with 'standard' primary and 
extended logical partitions, or does using LVM help in
recovering more data from a bad disk?



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