[clug] Ideas for future talks (and who wants to talk at next month's meeting?)

Andrew Pollock andrew-clug at andrew.net.au
Thu Mar 31 05:30:56 GMT 2005

On Thu, Mar 31, 2005 at 10:13:03AM +1000, David Price wrote:
> Andrew Pollock wrote:
> >Care to share your horror stories? I'm a big fan of LVM, and would tend to
> >advocate it anywhere (I have plans to give a talk about LVM when I get a
> >chance to make some slides). I'm interested to hear about any badness...
> The system is a file server with about 400 users' home directories on 
> it.  It's running a 2.4 kernel with LVM 1.  It's possible the newer 
> version of LVM with the 2.6 kernel might fix the problem, but at this 
> stage I think the plan is to move away from LVM altogether, since we 
> don't really need it.  Now on to the problem...

Ah, say no more...

> As I mentioned above, it's possible that LVM 2 fixes this, since I get 
> the impression that the way it works is fairly different.

Yeah, it is a complete rewrite, with backwards compatibility to the old
tools. It would be interesting to see if a similiar problem existed with



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