How to extend a volume on LVM

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Sometimes it is necessary to extend a logical volume, expanding the physical volume where it is hosted. If this is the case, you can follow this example e...

How to move a physical volume on LVM

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If you need to move data from one disk to another one you could think in copying the data with cp, rsync, or any other tool, and then umount the partition,...

Logical Volume Manager (LVM)

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In the traditional disk partitioning scheme, administrators plan ahead the use of each partition. For instance, a laptop with 120 GB hard drive, 1 GB  RAM ...