LVM is a logical volume manager for the Linux kernel

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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 along side Win 8 on an encrypted LVM partition without an alternate CD

I wanted to set up an encrypted Linux partition along side Win8 with separate root, home and swap. I read that to retain hibernate I needed to encrypt all three partitions with one pass-phrase and ...
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Problem after mount LVM's logical volume as /tmp

I have two hard drives(both has Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS). On the second hard drive(/dev/sdb) I created physical volume, then volume group and then finally logical volumes. I am moving one ...
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Mount Logical Volume failing

I'm trying to mount my logical volume and get the following error: root@mediaserver:/home/jon# mount /dev/mediaserver/homeserver /media mount: you must specify the filesystem type So I tried to ...
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Install Lubuntu 15.10 with encrypted lvm

After setting up encrypted partitions on Lubuntu installation on a USB-Stick, there's no /dev/mapper/xxx I could bind to a mountpoint (edit partition/use as: / or swap or whatever)! On Ubuntu this was ...
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Grub2 on LVM: How can I switch between alternate root LVs?

I have a working setup of Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS (precise) installed on a LVM Volume (/dev/vg0/root). /boot is on the same LV, and Grub2 boots nicely from it using its own raid/lvm/xfs modules. Great ...
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MaaS node deployment failing on HP Proliant DL380 G5

i have a little lab environment with 3 DL380 G5s. All of them have 2 disks forming RAID 1+0. Got one set up as maas controller with ubuntu 14.04 (had no problem using LVM to install Ubuntu on the ...
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Using LVM in the already running Ubuntu system

I am using Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 LTS with dual boot system(other O/S windows 10). I had one hard drive and now i added another hard drive. Allocated around 840GB for Linux. In the past I just mounted ...
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Help on resizing my LVM partitions

I need help on resize two LVM partitions as I'm afraid of loosing data. I'm using Ubuntu Server 12.04 headless mode. LVS: root@server:/# lvs LV VG Attr LSize Origin Snap% Move Log ...
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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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Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS Software Raid1 + LVM setup

Is it possible to software Raid1 + LVM on a already running production server? If possible where can I get instructions please. Many thanks..
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dual-boot distros without re-partitioning & able to run second distro in VM

When my laptop HD w/ Ubuntu 12LTS crashed a year ago, I decided to change up and try 32-bit debian for a while. Now I need to install 64-bit ubuntu again, but I still want to keep the debian distro ...
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Issue dismounting LVM on LUKS system when initial live-USB isn't present

I am having a rather peculiar problem with the Ubuntu half of my system. The TL;DR is that I have Ubuntu 14.04 using an LVM on LUKS setup. /boot lives on an unencrypted partition (/sda3) while swap ...
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Two SD cards are merged by LVM to build a partition to user

I want to ask if another SD card can also be accessed when one of the two cards is ejected.the problem I have encountered is that another card fails to work normally when one is ejected but it later ...
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grub rescue on server with lvm+raid1

I have grub rescue > prompt after a power failure. I do have a Ubuntu Live CD. Any procedures on how to install grub on this kind of setup. raid device - md0 boot partition - VG-lv1 raid devices - ...
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Ubuntu - messed up partition table

I have an ubuntu 14.04 server vm on a Xen server. I have 40Gb disk space allocated to it and my partition table looks like this df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% ...
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Partition sizes different in df and fdisk

I'm seeing different sizes using df vs fdisk commands. Please help! df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on udev 16G 4.0K 16G 1% /dev ...
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Automounting non-root LUKS LVM on boot?

So using the following I made it so Ubuntu would not boot, although I was able to remedy this by booting into Ubuntu recovery, dropping to a root shell, and putting fstab back as it was: HOWTO: ...
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How do I enable Ubuntu (using full disk encryption) to call LUKSsupend before sleeping/suspending to RAM?

This question is related to another one by @Stefan, but it is not a duplicate of it. The questions are slightly different: the author simply wanted to know if this had been implemented, while I'm ...
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How can I resize an LVM partition? (i.e: physical volume)

I want to shrink my second (LVM) partition, in order to create a new partition in the newly freed space. I am using the Live CD to do so, because I know I can't resize/move this partition while it is ...
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Logical volume is not mounted but is in use. Please close all applications using this device (eg iscsi)

How do I resize a LVM partition using system-config-lvm? As per: http://askubuntu.com/a/489909/45156 I clicked on the partition and try to resize, but get Logical volume is not mounted but is in ...
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Adding Disks With LVM

I'm sure this has been answered somewhere on here before (I even found kinda a guide here, but seemed to be a bit spotty and incomplete) but I was wondering if someone could assist me or at least ...
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Booting to initramfs after read-only file system

I had npm installed into ~/.npm. I ran chown -R myuser:myusergroup ~/.npm against it. It caused the 3 disk encrypted LVM to go into read-only mode, which I don't quite understand. I then rebooted the ...
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datarecover in LVM?

I did wrongly again override in same lvm used pvcreate - u uuid /dev/sda Its any possible to recover or Recreate the LVM again with data I was alredy tried with ddrescue and gddresuce-GUI. ...
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I don't know how to dual-boot Lubuntu 14.04

Quite simply, I don't know what I'm doing and I've come to the screen where it has the options: Erase Disk and Install Lubuntu, Encrypt, Use LVM or Something else. I want to keep my windows 7, and ...
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After fresh install of Ubuntu with LVM not enough space size

i have installed Ubuntu server edition with LVM (i have 64GB SSD (on this is system) and 1TB HDD). But after boot i see only disk size of my SSD disc,but HDD disc is in "Disk Drives" as "LVM2 Physical ...
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Cannot expand partition in gparted

I'm really stuck with trying to increase the size of the partition sda5 which is a lvm2. I'm quite new to linux and am really pulling my hair out here. From what I've read, LVM's are supposed to be ...
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/dev/mapper error at boot time

I've had a problem booting my Ubuntu 14.04 system. I received this message /dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-root does not exist and the system started in a shell. After rebooting I used an older kernel to ...
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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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LVM or RAID large data more than 2TB.

I am using VMware esxi, I need to maintain more than 10TB data cycling. I need some information. we need more 2TB vmdk file, If ext4 support 2TB. in case more than 2TB what can i do ?. In case use ...
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dm-crypt plain on top of lvm with /boot on usb

Just as a preface, due to the specificity of my question, I did not find a thread that applies to my question. With that, I'll get started. Here are main points of what I'm trying to do: Full disk ...
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Can't boot after converting lvm2 root to lvm2 raid1

I have Ubuntu 12.10 (no updates, kernel 3.5.0-17-generic) on first HDD (sda), which uses MBR and was partitioned as "Use whole disk for ubuntu" with LVM2 enabled. Root filesystem is on LVM2 ...
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how to recover data from deleted volume in linux?

I restore LVM wrong restore, So my volumes gone. In case any passivity to recover data from my drive ?. ddrecuse or dd_resuce ??
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Urgent: LVM restoration failed?

My data backup failed in the LVM, anybody have idea with work on it ? My Primary drive failed. I did pvcreate -ff --uuid CFhjSe-EqSc-pnDz-4UcP-ylxh-hcY6-oV6BGR --restorefile TestDiskVG.cfg ...
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Wrong disk usage reporting in file manage on luks volume, correct on command line

When I mount a Luks encrypted volume (by selecting it in the file manager and providing a password), the disk usage reported in the file manager (when right clicking and opening the properties dialog) ...
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Howlong foremost take time to recover?

My 190 GB Data is hangup/lost in lvm, Its running more then 10 Hours. I am used code as sudo foremost -t all -i /input image location /output location If there has any change ?. I am really panic ...
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LVM restore wrong meta file?

I added the wrong file instead-of original file. vgcfgrestore -f /tmp/vg00.backup /dev/rdsk/c0t4d0 But i did vgcfgrestore -f /tmp/vg01.backup /dev/rdsk/c0t4d0 Now my volume shows volumes in ...
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recover LVM after hdd crash

Yesterday, one hdd of my LVM crashed (smart-error) The Machine has the following setup: - 4 hdds - 1 Partition Raid10 (System, 4*50GB) - 1 Partition normal (/boot, 200MB, sda) - 1 Partition LVM2 ...
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If I have created an LVM on one server can i move it to another?

Alright, so 2 questions here really. 1) I have already created an LVM uaing only 1 disk, if i remove this disk and put it into a new server will my data be lost or can I tranfer / create the LVM ...
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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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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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What is LVM and what is it used for?

As a Linux/Ubuntu newbie, what is LVM and what is it used for? In terms of a web server installation, what benefits does it provide? Would you recommend using it?
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How to migrate an encrypted LVM install to a new disk

I have a somewhat customised laptop install I want to move to a SSD directly, without having to reinstall Ubuntu, reinstall all the apps and make all the other changes again. The SSD is smaller, so I ...
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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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How do I get Ubuntu to not mount my encrypted partitions on boot?

I'm using dm-crypt and LVM, which I set up during installation. I have two volume groups, one of which is encrypted and not needed for system/boot purposes. As of now, Ubuntu asks for a password on ...
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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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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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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 ...