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Which of these is correct? [[User:Ataraxy|Ataraxy]] ([[User talk:Ataraxy|talk]]) 10:35, 28 October 2016 (UTC)Ataraxy
 
Which of these is correct? [[User:Ataraxy|Ataraxy]] ([[User talk:Ataraxy|talk]]) 10:35, 28 October 2016 (UTC)Ataraxy
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== Volume operations ==
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This section says we should discuss Thin Provisioning here....
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Go! [[User:Ataraxy|Ataraxy]] ([[User talk:Ataraxy|talk]]) 10:47, 28 October 2016 (UTC)Ataraxy

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Create file systems and mount logical volumes section

Under

Warning: When choosing mountpoints, just select your newly created logical volumes (use: /dev/mapper/Volgroup00-lvolhome). Do not select the actual partitions on which logical volumes were created (do not use: /dev/sda2).

is it okay to use /dev/VolGroup00/lvolhome to mount? E.g.

 # mount /dev/VolGroup00/lvolhome /mnt/home

If not should there be a warning against this too?

—This unsigned comment is by Digger (talk) 22 December 2014‎. Please sign your posts with ~~~~!

If you ls -l /dev/mapper and /dev/VolGroup00 you'll see that they only contain symlinks to the same devices in /dev, so yes, it should be the same. -- Kynikos (talk) 03:35, 23 December 2014 (UTC)

systemd services

lvm2 has lvm2-lvmetad.service, lvm2-monitor.service, and lvm2-pvscan@.service. Those should probably be listed with explanations of what they do, and what effects there are from having or not having them running. The wiki does mention lvmetad in the context of its conf file, but not as a systemd service to consider enabling. (Could also mention use_lvmetad = 0 in conf if you don't want it.) Jamespharvey20 (talk) 21:38, 28 July 2015 (UTC)

Move physical extents

Ok, I'm confused. This section mentions 92468, 92467 and 92466 PEs. There may be more than one off-by-one error going on here.

Which of these is correct? Ataraxy (talk) 10:35, 28 October 2016 (UTC)Ataraxy

Volume operations

This section says we should discuss Thin Provisioning here....

Go! Ataraxy (talk) 10:47, 28 October 2016 (UTC)Ataraxy