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Re: Best way to combine file systems?

Ross Boylan <RossBoylan@stanfordalumni.org> wrote:

> My partitions are filling up and I need to start
> juggling parts of my filesystem.  Although some of one
> disk is under a volume manager (LVM via EVMS), I don't
> want to fiddle with it.  Mostly this is because I don't
> want to extend the container to include a second disk,
> thereby doubling my chances of disaster and forcing me
> to keep the disks together.

It is generally not a good idea to use LVM directly on top
of a disk. You always should use LVM on top of a
RAID-System. If you use xfs as your filesystem you can
even extend your partitions while they are mounted.

There is no safe distance.

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