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.