Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
Hello! > - Pop in new disks > - Initialize new disks as LVM PV (pvcreate) > - Add PV to existing volume group (vgextend) > - Move physical extents from old PV to new PV (pvmove) > - Remove old PV from group (vgreduce) > - (Optional) wipe PV signature from old disks (pvremove) > - Pop out old disks Perhaps this is a bit more elegant than that what i've suggested. > As this idea is repeatedly being regurgitated here for apparently no > reason, I've created a blog post about it. You can get it from > Planet HA > (http://www.planet-ha.org/#Internal+metadata%2C+and+why+we+recommend+it > ). Yes. I've read your explanation and it seems very reasonable. I didn't think about your points. Maybe a hint about your blog post would be nice. - Especially for those who don't run professional systems without battery backed RAID controllers, like myself. I run a RAID1 and I did not see the point in buying a RAID controller for RAID1 - back then. > Read my blog. :) I'm following the feed for quite a while now. You're not posting very often, but when you do it's usually good read. :-) Thanks, juergen