[svlug] Projecting two disks as one

Karsten M. Self kmself at ix.netcom.com
Mon Jul 18 23:20:39 PDT 2005


on Tue, Jul 19, 2005 at 12:04:32AM -0400, David Hummel (dhml at comcast.net) wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 18, 2005 at 08:49:48PM -0700, Rufoo wrote:
> > 
> > I am running out of space on a disk and I am planning to add another
> > one. Is it possible to project the second one as part of a
> > partition(ext3) in the first one? In other words, can a partition span
> > multiple physical harddrives?
> 
> Yes, I think that you want to be using LVM, which may already be on your
> system.
> 
>   http://sources.redhat.com/lvm2/

...though this will require wiping and rebuilding both disks as part of
the LVM.  Still, when it works, pretty slick.


Peace.

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