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Old 03-01-2005, 01:12 PM   #1
mailnickykav
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how to get LVM


Hi i have a redhat server:

uname -a
Linux dev4 2.4.9-e.24 #1 Tue May 27 16:15:51 EDT 2003 i686 unknown

so far on this machine all FS is through partitions that were created by fdisk.
I want to use LVM, but i dont see any of the lvm commands. Do i have to install some rpm to get them?
if so, what are the rpms? and what are the system requirements?

will i have to reboot my machine?
 
Old 03-01-2005, 02:22 PM   #2
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LVM = logical volume manager right?
Do you want info on your disk and it's partitions?
Linux has it's own set of tools for that, start with this:

Code:
hdparm -i /dev/hda
then read these manuals:

Code:
man hdparm
man mount
man parted (if you have it)
sorry if this is not what you were after!
 
  


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