[ubuntu-uk] LVD (maybe)

Neil Greenwood neil.greenwood.lug at gmail.com
Sun May 17 20:05:47 BST 2009


2009/5/16 Ian Pascoe <softy.lofty.ilp at btinternet.com>:
> Hi Neil
>
> that answers things nicely.
>
> From what you've said I think the watch phrase has got to be once a drive has been incorporated into a virtual system by LVM there it should stay.  Any need to transfer data should be by either network or removeable media.

Probably safest/easiest, I agree. Depends on the fate of that system
though... if it's fubar, you might need to swap disks, in which case
take care (and backups!).

>
> This brings me to a further question, sorry!

NP

> Can a LVM virtual drive be mounted by NFS?


Not quite sure what you mean. Do you mean "export (share) a filesystem
that's on an LVM virtual drive to another machine", or "add a remote
NFS share into an LVM volume"?

The former - yes, definitely. Once it's mounted, it's identical to any
other filesystem.

The latter - I'm not certain, but it seems very unlikely.


If you meant something else entirely, you need to do a bit more
explaining. Maybe an example would help me understand.

Cofion,
Neil.



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