[DRBD-user] Question about sizes

Mark Watts m.watts at eris.qinetiq.com
Wed Jun 17 11:17:45 CEST 2009

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.

On Wed, 2009-06-17 at 11:11 +0200, Rainer Sokoll wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 10:59:42AM +0200, Lars Ellenberg wrote:
> > I think that is also true for lvcreate, though there
> > it gets rounded UP to the next multiple of PE size anyways,
> > so for many values, g and G will result in the same number of PEs.
> What do you mean by "PE"?

Physical Extent.
When you crate a physical volume in LVM, it creates a number of "blocks"
- PE's.
Volume Groups and Logical Volumes are carved up from PE's


Mark Watts BSc RHCE MBCS
Senior Systems Engineer
QinetiQ Applied Technologies
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