Disk Partitioning tools, GUI preferably- best for LVM Logical Volume Management ; jorUbuntu

Tom H tomh0665 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 24 04:54:46 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 11:26 PM, giovanni_re <john_re at fastmail.us> wrote:
> What are the best tools (ie sw) for doing disk partitioning? Preferably
> GUI. but, console mode suggestions welcome if that's best, or all there
> is.
> I've installed GPartEd, but it can't see into LVs - Logical volumes.
> Thus, it can't _create_ anything there.

VGs and LVs cannot be seen by fdisk/parted.

fdisk/parted create partitions and these partitions are then "made
available" to LVM through "pvcreate...".

VGs and LVs are then created and managed on these PVs through LVM's tools.

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