Chapter SIX. Disks and Volumes: LVM

Chapter Syllabus

  • 6.1 LVM Striping (RAID 0)

  • 6.2 LVM Mirroring (RAID 1)

  • 6.3 Alternate PV Links

  • 6.4 Exporting and Importing Volume Groups

  • 6.5 Forward Compatibility with Newer, Larger Capacity Disk Drives

In Chapter 5, we discussed the basics of managing disks, including establishing which disks are currently in use by other subsystems. In this chapter, we concentrate on looking at Logical Volume Manager. LVM is the most used disk-management software on HP-UX. We look at advanced features such as striping and mirroring. Our discussions assume a good working knowledge of LVM.

Logical Volume Manager (LVM) is still the most common disk management software on HP-UX. I think this is due to four main factors:

  1. The large installed ...

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