Re: Want to move from root LVM/LILO to LVM/Grub
On 03/10/05, Mike McCarty <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I have yet to understand what advantage LVM gives me. Can anyone
> explain why LVM was added, and what advantages/disadvantages
> it has?
LVM is great as an abstraction layer. The main benefits are:
* ability to dynamically resize LVs (logical volumes - the lvm
equivalent of partitions),
* spread LVs across multiple disks
* LVM snapshots for backups
Read the HOWTO for more details.
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