LVM is a logical volume manager for the Linux kernel

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Install Ubuntu 15.10 Desktop with RAID1

I would like to install a Ubuntu 15.10 desktop on a computer, with a RAID1 (and LVM) setup. Before, I used the alternate installer to do this, but that installer is not available for the last few ...
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Physical Backup of Maria DB as a snapshot using LVM

I have a SQL database which I want to backup as a snapshot. I want to use LVM to do so, but I am not able to do it. Also my database is not stored in a LVM partition but its located in my /dev/sda2 ...
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increase the size of linux LVM disk partiton

I'm trying to increase the size of disk to 30Gb from virtual sphere. My fdisk output Disk /dev/sda: 32.2 GB, 32212254720 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 3916 cylinders, total 62914560 sectors ...
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lvscan not listing logical volume

I am trying to recover data from another disk which has lvm. I have booted from another disk, and I can see the disk - Even if I luksOpen it, I get - In either case lvscan or vgs or pvs do not ...
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failed disk size increase with LVM

I tried to increase the hard disk of my virtual box machine. On this VM a standard ubuntu installation with LVM was active. I increased the hard disk with vboxmanage I increased the partition with ...
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How to fix non-working USB (keyboard, mouse) after grub menu for full-disk encrypted installation?

I have a freshly installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell E5450. The hard disk is fully encrypted on installation. The laptop's keyboard is working fine, yet I have trouble when trying an external USB ...
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How can i merge two LVM partitons in the same virtual HDD in VMWare ESXi?

I had to add some space to the Virtual HDD on my Ubuntu Server VM in VMWare ESXi 5.1. I switched off the VM. In VM --> Edit Settings, I increased the HDD space provisioned, from 10 GB to 25 GB. On ...
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Resize /boot in LVM

I'm trying to resize my /boot partition because Ubuntu is complaining everytime when it wants to install a new kernel that there isn't enough space. So I made a live stick with the current GNOME ...
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“insufficient free space” error when trying to create new logical volume?

I have a dedicated server using LVM. I'm following a guide in the Ubuntu docs which says: sudo lvcreate -L 10G -n lv_vm_ubuntu /dev/[VGNAME] Since my logical volume group name is 0, I tried to ...
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I can not boot Ubuntu after unsuccessfull attempt to resize LVM partition.

I was using Logical Volume Management to reize the poartition. After few unsucessfull attempts program crushed and it messed up my partitions. I was able to boot system using recovery mode but SUDO ...
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I accidentally deleted my partition using pvcreate(lvm)

Good night folks I accidentally deleted my data partition using something like: sudo pvcreate /dev/sda3 I using Kubuntu 14.04. When i type sudo fdisk -l I see: /dev/sda1 * 2048 ...
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Question about doing lvm snapshot on rootfs

Is default ubuntu setup has all what it needs and readily configured for this? Or there's something I need to do before doing the snapshot? I read about lvm snapshot on some other distro Wiki and it ...
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Let LVM+LUKS volume grow over new drive or RAID?

I would like to extend the storage capacity on my Ubuntu server by adding more drives. I'm currently using LVM+LUKS on my server so I'm having some difficulty understanding how I may add my new ...
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Fail to mount LVM disks after VPS restore from a backup

After backup restore OS failed to boot. Recovery mode says LVM drive not found: dracut Warning: LVM vg_happy/lv_root not found Boot has failed. To debug this issue add "rdshell".. Adding ...
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SWAP partition on LVM encrypted installation not mounting

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and checked on the LVM encrypted partition option, leaving the installer do its job with the default behavior for it. When I then booted up, there was a complaint during the ...
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EnhanceIO persistent udev rules not firing on reboot - Ubuntu 14.04.3

Abstract : I've installed enhanceIO and enhanceio-dkms from the daily PPA at http://ppa.launchpad.net/enhanceio/daily/ubuntu/ giving version 0+git20130406-0~69~ubuntu14.04.1. Everything seems to be ...
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How to mount LUKS encrypted drive of old system with same VGname

I have two drives, an older and a newer one, both of which contain systems set up using Mint/Ubuntu with full disk encryption. I want to mount the older one on the newer one to copy some of my old ...
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Resize root partition when using LVM on 14.04

I have been trying to resize my root partition for several hours now, following multiple guides I found on the Internet. Installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 on a 8 Gb disk, checked "Use LVM". Then realized ...
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How to undo the LVM partition & get normal previous version of my windows OS

I was trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 using USB stick as a dual boot along side Windows 7. Since it didn't recognise my existing OS windows 7, i chose the first option with LVM that probably juat froze ...
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Setting up LVM Snapshot as a backup/restore point in ubuntu on an external drive

Here is a good article on how to use LVM Snapshot as backup/restore. But the thing is I would like to have that backup saved on my external hard drive. This was my approach: Create snapshot of ...
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LVM 2 have no free space Ubuntu 14.04

I install Ubuntu from CD and i create partition by selecting "Install Ubuntu with LVM " so cd automatic create LVM volume. I have 500 GB hard drive, details are given below: fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: ...
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preseed partman expert recipe error

I'm trying to create a preseeded custom partitioning layout, but partman keeps failing. Here's a snipped from the preseed config: d-i partman-auto/disk string /dev/sda d-i partman-auto/method string ...
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how to empty /boot on ubuntu server 14.04 LTS

I have made a NAS drive which is running server 14.04 LTS and up until today its been working fine but I now have a problem updating it. I keep getting a message saying there is no more space on /boot ...
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How to resize LVM partition?

While installing Ubuntu 14.04, I chose LVM option. I have 500 Gb hard disk and everything is taken up by single LVM partition. Now I want to partition my 500Gb disk to 3 partitions so that I can ...
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Adding LVM from another LVM

I have two disk (disk1,disk2), two LVM (one each diskX_LVM), and two O/S (Server,XUbuntu). I also have grub2 installed on my disk2. I want to get rid of the second OS (xUbuntu) and add the free space ...
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Cannot mount /dev/dm-2 . And filesystem for dm-2 shows empty

My server has /dev/dm-0 , /dev/dm-1, /dev/dm-2 . The first two could be mounted successfully while the third one fails with the message mount: you must specify the filesystem type . dm-2 was ...
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Installing Windows 7 alongside LVM - encrypted Xubuntu

I have recently bought a new laptop and installed Xubuntu 15.04 on it right away. I store some sensitive data on it, so I checked the "Encrypt the new Xubuntu installation for security" and "Use LVM ...
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How do I start my Laptop with root partition on lvm2 thin pool

My Laptop is configured as dual boot system with Ubuntu 14.04 (and windows 8.1). Lately I replaced the dedicated root and swap partitions with a lvm2 partition (VG (Volume Group) LinuxBereich) ...
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How to take snapshots with LVM?

This time when I installed Ubuntu off my LiveUSB I ticked the option to also install LVM for easier snapshot taking and partition resizing. But now even after looking in the LVM man page, I am still ...
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Keyboard does not work in Kubuntu FDE passphrase prompt

I use Kubuntu 15.04 on my laptop in legacy boot with LUKS-LVM based full disk encryption (FDE) as set up by the installer. The laptop keyboard as well as any USB keyboard works just fine. Now I have ...
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Resize root Partition that is lvm'ed

I know this question has been asked many times, but I'm having a hard time figuring this out. I have a partition that is lvm'ed and I'm trying to increase it's size. This is on a VM machine, I first ...
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I changed Volumegroup name via Webmin, now I can't boot. Stuck on initramfs

I will summarise how I created this error. I created a lvm, then changed the name of volumegroup. It was ubuntuvm-vg I renamed it ubuntuvmvg. I mounted lvm volume fine and to make sure it also auto ...
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Resize LVM partition Ubuntu server

I need some free space on a VM, so I added 50GB using ESXi. Now I have to make a partition use this new free space. The problem is that the VM already has 4 primary partitions, so I can't make a new ...
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Restart after install taking 'forever'

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04.03 from a custom cd with just a couple extra programs plus firewall configuration. Before I started the install, I installed the system76 driver and nvidia graphics card ...
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recover lost files after online LVM resize

I did the following 5 days ago which may have triggered the problem. sudo lvextend -L +20GB /dev/vg1/filme sudo resize2fs /dev/vg1/filme Now I realize, that almost all files disappeared. Only the ...
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Removing duplicate volume group with missing physical volumes

I was working with some maintenance folks to try and replace a dead hard drive on a station running RHEL5 (old, I know...). Instead of getting some brand new drives, they used some drives from an old ...
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Use RAID0 Array

I'm really new to doing stuff with RAID. I did a fresh install of Ubuntu Server 14.03 and made a RAID0 Array of 3 HDDs. I also set up an LVM on another HDD that's not part of the RAID. The way I set ...
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How can I resize physical volume with more than one logical volume

I want to resize a physical volume from 929,51gb to 800gb. In the physcial volume I have: root@oracle:~# pvs PV VG Fmt Attr PSize PFree /dev/sdc2 vg_root lvm2 a-- 929,51g ...
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lvm2 pv format option is grayed out in gparted

I would like to format a partition to lvm2 pv with gparted, but the option is grayed out.
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Disk size much larger than used + available space [duplicate]

After extending my LVM I got a mismatch when using df -kh. Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% /dev/mapper/Data-Media 11T 5,1T 5,3T 49% However the usage is correct. Any ...
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Ubuntu Installation: How to bring back NTFS disk partitions from logical volume LVM

I am new to ubuntu. I removed my windows OS & tried to switch to ubuntu 13.04. My system had 4 partitions (NTFS). When I tried to install ubutu 13.04 with boot-able USB today, During installation ...
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How to increase lvm disk partition size

I've came up with a problema, let me explain it: I have an Ubuntu 12 LTS virtualized on Hyper-V, initially it had 20Gb of asigned virtual disk but now I'm almost runing out of space so I've increased ...
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LUKS + LVM at Install Time

I am trying to use the Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS installer to create a disk layout that logically looks like this during installation: /dev/sad | +-- /dev/sda1 (/boot) | +-- /dev/sda2 (LUKS) |...
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What is the proper way to install Ubuntu 15.04 with LVM, LUKS, and manual partitioning?

I am trying to install Xubuntu 15.04 with LVM and LUKS, manually partitioning in order to have a separate /home partition. So far I have booted the Xubuntu live CD and went through these steps: ...
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Trying to recover an LVM partition

I created an Ubuntu server to run Plex media server. The system has a 160gb drive that I allocated to just the OS and swaps and overhead. I added a 2tb drive that serves as /home and stores all the ...
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Move root partition from LVM to 32 GB SSD

I have LVM with just one partition for /home and / (default in ubuntu). I want to move root partition to SSD in my notebook (initally for Intel® Smart Response™). And is it good thing to do? Is 32 (...
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Failed boot after accidentally deleting kernels?

I accidentally deleted kernels while trying to clear more space in the boot partition (I couldn't update new kernels due to lack of space). Now I am unable to boot my Ubuntu Linux (14.04). I tried the ...
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LUKS encrypted: 2 keys, a passphrase and a keyfile, how to priorize keyfile?

I have installed Linux the LUKS way. I provided the passphrase. Later, I made a keyfile (with a random key) and added it to /etc/crypttab specifying its path. I get something like: # <target name&...
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Want to logout of ssh session but pvmove is running in foreground

Situation: I just migrated my disks from a HP MicroServer to a HP DL320e v2, in the process discarding an onboard backup HDD. To replace it I've added another SSD that I want to add to my LVM VG. ...
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Installer hangs when selecting full disk encryption

I'm doing a fresh install of Ubuntu 15.04. On the "Installation type" screen, I select "Erase disk and install Ubuntu" and then check "Encrypt the new Ubuntu installation for security", which causes "...