LVM is a logical volume manager for the Linux kernel

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Virtualbox out of space

I am getting out of space warnings when I try run and apt-get upgrade. I am running ubuntu server 14.04 in a virtual machine (virtual box) with a virtual hard drive of 10GB. It is a very small ...
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Driver problem with Ubuntu?

I have a password set at boot up and I get this error after I enter my password: /dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-swap_1 is not ready What caused this and how do I fix it?
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Fresh install Ubuntu 14.04.03 boots every second time

Fresh install. One boot is blank purple screen, second boot - normal, third - blank purple, forth - normal and so on. Can this be fixed? I use entire disk encrytption LVM
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How do I specify an LVM partition in GRUB?

I am wondering how I can specify an LVM partition in GRUB2 on my Lubuntu machine. I am attempting to use my USB hard disk I use to boot and run my laptop as a dual purpose live install medium for any ...
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Kernel fix for “file system becomes read-only” problem?

This is my first post to this list, but I've spent a lot of lurk time here; helpful place. Over the last 8 months I have encountered maybe 4 times a problem that can loosely be described as "an ext4 ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 preseed LVM partitioning

I'm attempting to automate the installation of Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS using a preseed file, but I'm still getting prompted to confirm a Yes/No at a disk partitioning window. The question being asked is "...
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Difference between LV and Logical partition types?

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 using LVM on a new server and the control panel is giving me the following options for the partition types: logical LV primary I've been searching, but don't ...
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Partition resize not seen by Ubuntu LVM

I have Ubuntu 15.04 as a guest OS in VirtualBox, and have resized the VDI drive and the partition inside it using GParted LiveCD. GParted correctly see the new size (14.5 GB), but inside Ubuntu it's ...
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LVM can't see external USB drive

I am trying to add an external USB drive to my Ubuntu 14.04 LVM volume. Using the Logical Volume Management GUI, I clicked the extend volume button, but my USB drive does not appear in the list. It is ...
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Problem with triple boot!

I have installed Windows 10 , Ubuntu 14.04 and Fedora 22 on my system in that order. Fedora is using LVM so it is not accessible in Nautilus(Ubuntu). That is my first problem. The second problem is ...
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I have ubuntu on my laptop already and would like to duel boot Windows

I have recently installed a new SSD and put Ubuntu 14.04 on it. I would like to duel boot with Windows, but I cannot figure out how to partition the hard drive. I am pretty new to linux but have tried ...
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Kubuntu not logging in after restoring an rscyn-based backup

My setup is as follows: In an extended partition, there is a 1GB ext2 boot partition, and a LUKS crypto container. Within the container there is an LVM physical volume, with one volume group, within ...
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Extend encrypted, large volume on VM

So like the topic says I am trying to resize (extend) one of my VMs using encrypted LVM. What I've done so far Partitioned and formatted the new drive (using parted, ext4) Added it and extended ...
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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 ...