Tagged: Logical Volume Manager

How to Remove Physical Volume from a Volume Group in LVM

If a device is no longer need for use by LVM, you can use the vgreduce command to remove physical volumes from a volume group. The Vgreduce command shrinks the capacity of a volume...

How to Reduce/Shrink LVM’s (Logical Volume Resize) in Linux

Reducing/Shrinking the logical volume is the highest risk of data corruption. So try to avoid this kind of situation if possible, but go ahead if you have no other options. It is always recommended...

How to Extend/Increase LVM’s (Logical Volume Resize) in Linux

Expanding the logical volume is extremely easy, it takes very few steps and can be done online without unmounting a certain logical volume. The main purpose of LVM is flexible disk management, which allows...

How to Create/Configure LVM (Logical Volume Management) in Linux

Logical Volume Manager (LVM) plays an important role in the Linux operating system by improving the availability, disk I/O, performance and capability of disk management. LVM is a widely used technique that is extremely...

How to Create/Extend Swap Partition on Linux Using LVM

We use LVM for flexible volume management on Linux, so why not use LVM for swap space? This allows users to increase the swap partition whenever they want. Generally you need to create a...