[CentOS] LVM hatred, was Re: /boot on a separate partition?

Thu Jun 25 17:05:13 UTC 2015
Valeri Galtsev <galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu>

On Thu, June 25, 2015 11:59 am, Scott Robbins wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 25, 2015 at 10:49:57AM -0500, Jason Warr wrote:
>> On 6/24/2015 3:11 PM, Chuck Campbell wrote:
>> >Is there an easy to follow "howto" for normal LVM administration
>> >tasks. I get tired of googling every-time I have to do something I
>> >don't remember how to do regarding LVM, so I usually just don't
>> >bother with it at all. I believe it has some benefit for my use
>> >cases, but I've been reticent to use it, since the last time I got
>> >LVM problems, I lost everything on the volume, and had to restore
>> >from backups anyway. I suspect I shot myself in the foot, but I
>> >still don't know for sure. thanks, -chuck
>> >
>> Gentoo Wiki has a pretty good "cheat sheet" on it:
>> https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/LVM
> I have my own page, limited and out of date but..
> http://srobb.net/lvm.html

AFAIK, your page exists forever. This is how I first learned LVM: from
your page. (Not that I use LVM much, but whenever I need to do something
LVM, I'm confident I can - using your webpage).

Thanks a lot!!


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Valeri Galtsev
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