[clug] logical volume becomes unstable when nearly full

Kim Holburn kim.holburn at nicta.com.au
Mon Apr 24 00:37:12 GMT 2006


I have had very bad experiences with LVM.  Why use it?  You already  
have software RAID and partitioning.  The only reason I can see for  
using LVM is to join 2 volumes together.  If you're not doing that  
don't use LVM.


On 2006 Apr 23, at 9:47 PM, Leo Kliger wrote:

> Hi All,
> Has anyone experienced disk array instability using a combination of
> software RAID, LVM and ext3 file systems when nearly full? The full
> story is as follows:-

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