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From: Neil Bothwick <neil@××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] CPU upgrade and LVM questions.
Date: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 10:03:48
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] CPU upgrade and LVM questions. by Dale
On Thu, 6 Dec 2018 03:27:31 -0600, Dale wrote:

> Now to the second question.  I found a 8TB hard drive and bought it.  My > plan is to take my 6TB backup drive and install it in place of a 3TB > drive which has LVM on it.  I plan to use the 8TB drive as a external > backup drive in the end.  Will do a backup before changing internal > drives tho.  From what I've read, I can use pvmove and pvremove to > replace that drive.  Just tell pv to move the data and when done, remove > the old drive. After that, the new 6TB drive will be used in that PV and > the 3TB drive can be used for something else.  Is it really that easy or > is there more to it than that?  Pardon me but that doesn't sound > complicated enough to me.  lol 
It's been a while since I did that but AFAIR, yes it is that simple. pvmove does all the hard work and it can take a while, but it can survive an interruption. -- Neil Bothwick Not one shred of evidence supports the notion that life is serious.


Subject Author
Re: [gentoo-user] CPU upgrade and LVM questions. Dale <rdalek1967@×××××.com>
Re: [gentoo-user] CPU upgrade and LVM questions. "J. Roeleveld" <joost@××××××××.org>