A Newbie LVM Question
I've played with LVM on HP-UX, but only just enough to get a firm
handle on the fact that I don't understand the complexities of it,
and that is easy to screw up, but hard to fix :-)
So, I find myself building a Debian MytTV machine. In addition
to the 40G root drive, I installed 2 other drives, a 60G (/dev/hdb),
and a 120G (/dev/hdd).
What I want to do is create one large "virtual disk" out of these,
then I will then create a XFS filesystem on and use to store various
multimedia files for mythtv. I want the disks to be "striped" if
that is possible with different size disks?
I've installed the lvm (1) packages, and I've read the HOWTO.
Here is what I came up with:
fdisk both disks, creating a single partition on each one of type 8e
vgcreate mythtv /dev/hdb1 /dev/hdd1
And then I should be ready to create a filesystem on this "virtual
Is it really that simple?
Any advice on pitfalls appreciated!
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