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

Thu Jun 25 17:18:04 UTC 2015
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Robert Heller wrote:
> At Thu, 25 Jun 2015 11:03:18 -0400 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org>
> wrote:
>> On Wed, June 24, 2015 16:11, 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.
>> At the risk of some ridicule I suggest that you look at installing
>> Webmin.  It is a web based system administration tool that I find
>> invaluable.  The two most common complaints I encounter when I discuss
>> its merits are 'security' and 'transparency'.
> HA!  You only really need to learn *one* command: the man command.  The
> man provides 'enlightenment' for all other commands:
> man vgdisplay
> man lvdisplay
> man lvcreate
> man lvextend
> man lvresize
> man lvreduce
> man lvremove
> man e2fsck
> man resize2fs

You missed one: man man.