Logical Volume Manager for the Linux kernel manages disk drives and similar mass-storage devices, in particular large ones. "Volume" refers to a disk drive or partition thereof.

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How can I make Grub recognise my old Linux Partition

Problem: I have two partitions. On one I have installed Fedora 9 and on my other partition I just installed Fedora 12. Now that I've installed Fedora 12 I can't get Grub to boot the old partition. ...
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Add unallocated space to lvm

I shrunk my windows partition and now have 10 GB of unallocated space that I now want to use to grow my / partition which is an ext4 in an lvm. I'm running Fedora 12. I ran system-config-lvm but the ...
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Can I use Logical Volume Management when I have a Windows partition? And how safe is it?

I recently found out about Logical Volume Management. Seems interesting, but I have a couple of questions: Does it matter if I have a Windows partition? It seems that LVM is bound to the Linux ...
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“Dynamic-sizing / -resizing” of virtual machine storage space

This relates specifically to hosted virtualization tools like VMware Server / Fusion / Workstation, Virtual Box, and Parallels. In relation to both http://superuser.com/questions/61245 and ...
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Linux LVM “no volumes found” during boot

I have a strange problem. My Centos 5 box died and had to have the motherboard replaced. I got it back up and running and now when I try to boot I get a "No Volumes Found" message after the linux ...
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LVM vs /dev/md0 performance problem

I am trying to tune my NAS, running openfiler, and wondering why I'm getting relatively poor read performance from 4 WD RE3 drives in RAID 5. When I run hdparm on the meta device I get the levels of ...
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Creating LVM partition on SD card fails with “device not found”

I'm trying to create a single LVM volume on my SD card, using Ubuntu Netbook Remix. The SD card is at /dev/mmcblk0. So far, I've used fdisk to create a partition (type 8e - Linux LVM) on the device. ...