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Old 01-28-2008, 01:43 PM   #1
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Adding new HD to LVM volume?


I have a machine running CentOS 5.1. When I installed the OS, I only had 1 SCSI HD. During installation, it created one logical volume with that disk.

But today, I received 2 more SCSI HDs.

The server detect them and I can see them under uninitialized.

How do I add them to that logical volume?

Old 01-30-2008, 02:08 AM   #2
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Initialize the disks with pvcreate and then add the discs to the volume grou with 'vgextend'.

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