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LVM is a logical volume manager for the Linux kernel

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Ubuntu 20 Kernel Upgrade -> encrypted Volume group cannot be found + crypttab empty!

i made an update today, then rebooted. The outcome is that the volume group cannot be found and it dropps out to the busybox. I tried: "vgchange -ay" out from the busybox -> did nothing. ...
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Gparted doesn't detect available space in an LVM volume

I am trying to shrink my current partition so that another partition I'm using for another OS can be enlarged. I have tried this from a bootable USB and the yellow space in GParted fills the partition....
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Ubuntu 18.04 : Can't resize /dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-ubuntu--lv

So I just can't seem to get past this. I have 500GB spare (non allocated) and my LVM Mapper is full. /dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-ubuntu--lv I have tried things like: lvextend -l +500%FREE /dev/mapper/...
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LVM Encryption and failure to boot past the password screen

Specs: HP 15S-eq0507na Ryzen 5 3500U Vega 8 Integrated GPU 256GB M.2 NVME SSD I have tried this with secure boot on and off, TPM on and off, plugged in and not plugged in. Have tried reinstalling ...
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lvm create by sdc with no partition

I am new to linux, :) and here is my question about lvm expand space. I did couple time LVM space extension. and on VM, I always expand the exist vm disk space, and then rescan the disk, and then ...
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How to install Ubuntu with LVM & LUKS on a SSD and use an LUKS encrypted HDD for data on a Dell Inspiron 7580

The goal for a Dell Inspiron 7580 (smaller SSD and bigger HDD) is to install Ubuntu (LVM/LUKS) on the SSD and use the HDD (LUKS-encrypted) for the bigger files (e.g. Video, Pictures, Download, ...). I ...
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Ubuntu hangs on startup at /dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-root. How do I fix it?

I have Ubuntu 20.04 (recently upgraded from 19.10) running on my ThinkPad T420 and since a couple of days I have the issue that Ubuntu stops startup at a screen that just shows /dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-...
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Slow boot after adding new SSD (LUKS+LVM)

tl;dr: After adding a new SSD to my current Ubuntu installation, the boot time has gone up from 8 to 70 seconds. Hi, my system is running Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04 in a dual boot setup. When I ...
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Moving an LVM volume to another system

There are instructions how to move a volume group to another system (https://tldp.org/HOWTO/LVM-HOWTO/recipemovevgtonewsys.html), but can it be done with a single logical volume? When I try to mark ...
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GRUB and LVM stripped / volume

I am attempting to install lubuntu on a very old eeepc. It has a 4Gb SSD and a 16Gb SD Card. I created a 512MB partition on the ssd to hold the boot partition sda1 (ext4). and I created an LVM volume ...
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Can't restore lost windows partition [duplicate]

I was trying to install Ubuntu budgie, I clicked on erase disk and setup lvm, but I didn't click ok when the confirmation window poped up, I quit the installation. Tried booting back into windows ...
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low disk space on filesystem root and LVM related

I'm a newbie in Linux, I'm running ubuntu 20.04 on oracle virtual box, while setting up Linux virtual machine, I've select dynamically allocated I've allocated 10 GB space this VM while installing ...
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Automatically Create and manage/organize lvm snapshots (system backups)

I want to use lvm snapshots to ensure i always have a more or less recent snapshot to return to in case something nasty happens my notebooks system. Some framework that automatically creates snapshots ...
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LUKS+LVM without wiping the hard drive?

I have Windows 10 installed on my hard drive. I want to install Ubuntu on an encrypted LVM. But the installer only gives me option to wipe everything and install it on encrypted LVM. Is there a way to ...
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Ubuntu server 20.04 mirrored LVM now that there is no alternative installer?

I scripted my partition and LVM scheme for my last installation (that was of Arch Linux) I now want to switch to Ubuntu, but use the same scheme that I used before, which was separate pairs of mirrors ...
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LVM no more mounted at boot after upgrade to 20.04 “mpath* is duplicate for …”

I was using a setup using FCP-disks -> Multipath -> LVM not being mounted anymore after an upgrade from 18.04 to 20.04. I was seeing these errors at boot - I thought that is ok to sort out duplicates:...
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How to boot from SATA3 drive, but install rest on NVME + PCIE Adapter

I have a older PC with mostly SATA3 connections, and wondering how best to keep it chugging along with linux for a few more years. 4 x SATA3 ports 1 x PCI-E card for NVME (not bootable) Motherboard ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 20.04 with SSD caching

I've been trying to install Ubuntu with LVM and SDD caching (I've tried both lvmcache and bcache) and keep encountering grub issues. I have two SSDs and two HDDs and have been trying to use LVM to ...
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problem changing UUID UBUNTU SERVER 18.04

root@machinename:/dev/mapper# pvchange --uuid /dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-ubuntu--lv Failed to find physical volume "/dev/ubuntu-vg/ubuntu-lv". 0 physical volumes changed / 0 physical volumes not ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 no LVM partition in manual mode

I'm trying to test the newest Ubuntu 20.04 LTS but I have an issue, because when I try to create partitions in manual mode I don't see an lvm option in partition types ? Is it possible that lvm mode ...
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Desktop doesn't start after upgrade to Ubuntu 20

I've a dual boot ( windows + ubuntu ) with grub2. I had Ubuntu 16 and I upgraded it via UI ( I was informed about some crashes about packages it couldn't get, but the process continued until the very ...
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LVM root snapshot consistency

This article from the archlinux wiki states, referring to LVM snapshots of a logical volume containing the root filesystem: The snapshots taken from a running system are not as consistent as ...
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thin_check a metadata but shows device busy

I create a pool and want to check the metadata device But it shows: syscall 'open' failed: Device or resource busy Note: you cannot run this tool with these options on live metadata. I tried ...
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clvm package in repo

Want to install clvm on my ubuntu 20.04 but the last release of clvm package is for 18.04 . So, maybe someone know, it will be for 20.04?
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Changing Swap size on encrypted LVM? (kubuntu 20.04 installation)

I just installed kubuntu 20.04 but the swap size is way too small (~1GB). I used the encrypted LVM setup for a whole disk. How can I increase the swap size, since there is no space left? [edit] I ...
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Help in mounting/accessing part of a disk that is already being used

lsblk gives me this: Screenshot of lsblk output the volume hanging off sda3, 'ubuntu--vg-ubuntu--lv', contains the Ubuntu OS and runs well. What I don't have access to is to the rest of the 58.6G on ...
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do-release-upgrade to 20.04 breaks when LVM snapshots are present

I create an LVM snapshot of my root partition (and save an image of my boot partition) before doing any big changes to my system. When running do-release-upgrade the grub config is finding my snapshot ...
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Is it possible to setup LVM with the ubuntu 20.04 graphical installer?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 20.04 Desktop in a lvm-inside-luks type of configuration. This works fine with both the graphical fedora workstation installer, the debian installer, and the ubuntu 20.04 ...
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trying to resize root partition using lvm doesn't work

I'm working on an ubuntu 18.04 server. For the last few days I keep getting the error message "No space left on device" when doing simple things like ll. I have found out that it has something to do ...
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Can you grow a VG made up of a hardware RAID-5 disk

I have Ubuntu 18.04 LTS installed on a Dell Poweredge system. The PC was set up with six hard disks inside it, and the person who did the install created two VGs. The O/S VG (rootvg) is made up of two ...
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update-grub not working — No medium found

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS with LVM and UEFI on a Thinkpad T480. Whenever I run sudo update-grub, I get this output: Sourcing file `/etc/default/grub' Sourcing file `/etc/default/grub.d/init-...
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Intalling Ubuntu over existing lvm2 partition

I have a computer (QNAP NAS) that was running Centos from a small 512 Mb SSD (boot) and 4 x 2.7 TB HDD in raid 5 where I had a root partition (128 Gb), a swap partition (128 Gb) and a home partition (...
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Question about LVM and ext4 - anything similar to unRAID?

I currently have 1 HDD in my media server running 18.04.04, but would like to add an SSD to put my OS and anything else that is not media. I read that unRAID creates one large volume with parity ...
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Boot Error with LVM: No such file or directory

I have installed Xubuntu 20.04 encrypted on an SSD and get the following error on boot time: /tmp/mountroot-fail-hooks.d//scripts/init-premount/lvm2: No such file or directory The boot time is ...
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Changes have lost on mirrored volume

I have a 512GB mirrored volume, which has a snapshot on the volume of same size: LV VG Attr LSize Pool Origin Data% Meta% Move Log Cpy%Sync Convert mirror vg1 owi-a-r-r- ...
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Cannot create Logical Volumes on Ubuntu 16.04 due insufficient free space

I am trying to create two additional Logical Volumes on Ubuntu server 16.04.5. I currently have two logical volumes:root and swap_1 sudo lvdisplay --- Logical volume --- LV Path /...
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Ubuntu “live” Server 20.04 - How to create custom partition /boot + LVM on a single disk?

This is what I want to accomplish and I have to use the "legacy" image to do this but Canonical is phasing out the Debian installer in favor of their "live" installer so I need to get this figured out....
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Extending LVM Swap File

I just upgraded to 20.04 - full install - using LVM. I have 3 SSDs in box, and I wanted a 'single' storage area. I want to increase my Swap file size, but when I try to resize, system indicates no "...
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subiquity partition manager, lvm

I'm learning the new ubuntu 20.04 server live installer. In the d-i installer it was possible to implement relatively complex partitioning: which involved mdadm + lvm in different combinations. But ...
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LVM gone after power outage

We had a power outage today and when it came back my Ubuntu 18.04 LTS server failed to start correctly. During boot I get: ata2: COMRESET failed (errno=-16) and then: ALERT! /dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-...
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lvm raid5 used only 3 of the 4 drives in my vg

I'm trying to build a (test) raid5 on my raspberry pi with 4 usb drives using lvm2. It is running ubuntu server 20.04, 32bit arm. Despite putting all 4 drives in the same vg, and then using that vg ...
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installing to unallocated space for a dual boot in legacy mode

For a new refurbished computer, booting from a live Ubuntu DVD: ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo fdisk -l Disk /dev/loop0: 1.93 GiB, 2049204224 bytes, 4002352 sectors Units: sectors of 1 * 512 ...
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I installed Ubuntu with LVM. How can I add another linux distribution to my machine?

I installed Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine) with LVM (and have since upgraded to 20.04). How can I add another linux distribution to my machine (new logical volume in existing volume group)? I am ...
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Installing Ubuntu with LVM/ZFS

I don't think I have actually used Ubuntu since I believe Dapper Drake but looking to give it a go now that 20.04 has been released. I'm having issues with the installation process. I have managed to ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 LVM cant install bootloader install errors out

I have 2x2tb HDD formatted as ext4. Booted from an install USB drive (which passed tge SHASum256 test) selected the Install Ubuntu option selected the keyboard, the LVM option, my user name and ...
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root fliesystem (on LVM) not mounting on boot

I have spent a few days trying to resolve this myself without success. The GRUB2 boots, but boot fails when trying to load root drive. boot screen sda has 2 partions, sda1 is small and has the boot, ...
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LVM problem after upgrade 14.04 - 20.04

I'm trying to upgrade an old ubuntu server (14.04) to latest LTS (20.04). After do-release-upgrade it can't boot because of an error loading LVM. It doesn't use encryption (most posts I found online ...
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Can not resize disk created with LVM

I am an ubuntu user . At first, I installed ubuntu with lvm and without partioning hdd I want to divide into 2 sections my hdd and install another OS on the other section sudo lsblk -o NAME,FSTYPE,...
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LVM stats mimstch in 18.04

I have created a striped LVM with 7 disks with data striped across all 7 of the disks. When I run a read intensive benchmark, the disk read /write stats reported by sar for the LVM is nearly 4 times ...
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Resize partition - Failed to find physical volume

I am a completely newbie on Ubuntu or any other Linux dist and I am having a somewhat hard time with it. All the time I stumble into some problem and everything seems to be so technical, but I really ...

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