Linux - HardwareThis forum is for Hardware issues.
Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?
Welcome to LinuxQuestions.org, a friendly and active Linux Community.
You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Join our community today!
Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.
LVM gives you the flexibility of being able to resize your partitions as your needs change. It is useful if you use several partitions to split the hard drive space (i.e. you run out of space on /usr but have plenty to spare on /var).
The LVM HowTo contains all the information you need.