lvm over nbd?

Derek Broughton news at
Tue Nov 13 14:51:25 UTC 2007

Tomoki Taniguchi wrote:

> I have a system with a large LVM VG partition.
> I was wondering if there is a way i could share the partition
> using nbd and have the nbd-client have access the LVM
> as if it was local.

I'm pretty sure the answer has to be yes.

I don't use nbd, but isn't it like NFS?  I share LVM partitions over NFS -
they're no different than physical partitions.  It's _filesystems_ you
share, not partitions.

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