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Old 05-28-2007, 09:35 AM   #1
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ext3 (mounted) to lvm convert


Is it possible to convert ext3 partitions to lvm? If so, how, and will current data be gone?

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Old 05-29-2007, 02:13 AM   #2
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lvm is a container for other filesystems, not a filesystem in itself, so whilst you can convert a physical partition into an LVM PV, you can't preserve data in it. the how part is best answerwed by docs like this http://tldp.org/HOWTO/LVM-HOWTO/
 
  


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