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I am running Ubuntu 16.04 on a HP laptop with a core I3 processor. I am trying to run mariaDB and do hot backups to disk. In order to do that I wanted to create an LVM snapshot and backup the snapshot for a point in time backup, possibly using tar. I included a snapshot of the gparted app showing... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: gandolf989
2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Oracle Linux 6.6
To create Physical Volumes for Volume groups (LVM) , the disk need to be partitioned to LVM type ie. 'Linux LVM' type . In fdisk , this can done by choosing 8e when prompted for partition type.
Since it is easy to script (non-interactive), I use parted command rather than... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: John K
3. Red Hat
I have a Red Hat Linux 5.9 Server installed with one hard disk & 2 Partitions created on it as follows,
/boot - Linux Partition & another is
LVM - One VG & under that 5-6 Logical volumes(var,opt,home etc).
Here my requirement is to take out 1GB of space from LVM ( Any logical... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: gr8_usk
I have install 2 HDD in my server and now installing the Centos6.4.
I want create the LVM of those 2 HDD's so while i'm doing this it is not allowing me to select these 2 disk's from allowable disk list.
Same problem if i tried to make Software RAID with creating LVM.
Please help. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: purushottamaher
5. Red Hat
I wanted to know how we can combine volumes over 2 physical drives.
# fdisk -l
Disk /dev/sda: 42.9 GB, 42949672960 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 5221 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 ... (16 Replies)
Discussion started by: ikn3
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I m using redhat 6, I have installed root partition as non-LVM .
Is there any way i can convert it to LVM? (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: pinga123
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I'm confused how LVM snapshots work. Here is what i understood:
1. we have a Logical Volume holding our data.
2. we make a snap shot of it with this command:
lvcreate -L 1000M -s -n backup /dev/vg01/lv013. mount the snap shot
4. take your backup
5. remove the snapshot --> in this... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: majid.merkava
I'm new to HP-UX.
I have LVM on /var with 92Gig. I would like to reduce it to create another LVM for Oracle client with 800 meg or so. How to do it. I'm running 11.iv3
Thanks (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: lamoul
9. Red Hat
How do I create /var as LVM type during install? I want my new OS to have /var as LVM so that I could extend it on the fly.
Thanks for any comment you may add. (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: itik
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Hi, there are tons of RAID1 tutorials, but none of them deal with lvm. The problem is that I want to expand my current lvm partition over RAID1 rather than creating a new lvm partition after RAID1 is created.
My master harddrive has lvm partition. I'm wondering how to create a RAID1 image of... (1 Reply)
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