Working with LVM

Preate Physical Volume

# pvcreate /dev/sda2

Create Volume Group

# vgcreate vg0 /dev/sda2
# vgscan

Create Logical Volume

# lvcreate -n lv0 --size 32g vg0

Make File System

# mkfs.ext3 /dev/vg0/lv0

Create Logical Volume

# mkdir /vz 
# mount /dev/vg0/lv0 /vz

Check Block Device ID:

# blkid /dev/vg0/lv0

Auto mount for fstab:

# For Older Systems
/dev/vg0/lv0    /vz             ext3    noatime              0       1

# For Newer Systems
UUID=b534913-580f-461c-844f-546d8cde4556 /vz	ext3 defaults 0 0


  1. A simple introduction to working with LVM
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