Index

Index

C

cache file
building, Scanning Disks for Volume Groups to Build the Cache File
cluster environment, Running LVM in a Cluster, Creating LVM Volumes in a Cluster
CLVM
definition, Running LVM in a Cluster
clvmd daemon, Running LVM in a Cluster
command line units, Using CLI Commands
configuration examples, LVM Configuration Examples
creating
logical volume, Creating Logical Volumes
logical volume, example, Creating an LVM Logical Volume on Three Disks
LVM volumes in a cluster, Creating LVM Volumes in a Cluster
physical volumes, Creating Physical Volumes
striped logical volume, example, Creating a Striped Logical Volume
volume groups, Creating Volume Groups
creating LVM volumes
overview, Logical Volume Creation Overview

D

data relocation, online, Online Data Relocation
deactivating volume groups, Activating and Deactivating Volume Groups
exclusive on one node, Activating and Deactivating Volume Groups
local node only, Activating and Deactivating Volume Groups
device numbers
major, Persistent Device Numbers
minor, Persistent Device Numbers
persistent, Persistent Device Numbers
device path names, Using CLI Commands
device scan filters, Controlling LVM Device Scans with Filters
device size, maximum, Creating Volume Groups
device special file directory, Creating Volume Groups
display
sorting output, Sorting LVM Reports
displaying
logical volumes, Displaying Logical Volumes, The lvs Command
physical volumes, Displaying Physical Volumes, The pvs Command
volume groups, Displaying Volume Groups, The vgs Command

E

extent
allocation, Creating Volume Groups
definition, Volume Groups, Creating Volume Groups

F

failed devices
displaying, Displaying Information on Failed Devices
feedback, Feedback
file system
growing on a logical volume, Growing a File System on a Logical Volume
filters, Controlling LVM Device Scans with Filters

G

growing file system
logical volume, Growing a File System on a Logical Volume

H

help display, Using CLI Commands

I

initializing
partitions, Initializing Physical Volumes
physical volumes, Initializing Physical Volumes
Insufficient Free Extents message, Insufficient Free Extents for a Logical Volume

L

linear logical volume
converting to mirrored, Changing Mirrored Volume Configuration
creation, Creating Linear Volumes
definition, Linear Volumes
logging, Logging
logical volume
administration, general, Logical Volume Administration
changing parameters, Changing the Parameters of a Logical Volume Group
creation, Creating Logical Volumes
creation example, Creating an LVM Logical Volume on Three Disks
definition, Logical Volumes, LVM Logical Volumes
displaying, Displaying Logical Volumes, Customized Reporting for LVM, The lvs Command
exclusive access, Activating Logical Volumes on Individual Nodes in a Cluster
extending, Growing Logical Volumes
growing, Growing Logical Volumes
linear, Creating Linear Volumes
local access, Activating Logical Volumes on Individual Nodes in a Cluster
lvs display arguments, The lvs Command
mirrored, Creating Mirrored Volumes
reducing, Shrinking Logical Volumes
removing, Removing Logical Volumes
renaming, Renaming Logical Volumes
resizing, Resizing Logical Volumes
shrinking, Shrinking Logical Volumes
snapshot, Creating Snapshot Volumes
striped, Creating Striped Volumes
lvchange command, Changing the Parameters of a Logical Volume Group
lvconvert command, Changing Mirrored Volume Configuration
lvcreate command, Creating Logical Volumes
lvdisplay command, Displaying Logical Volumes
lvextend command, Growing Logical Volumes
LVM
architecture overview, LVM Architecture Overview
clustered, Running LVM in a Cluster
components, LVM Architecture Overview, LVM Components
custom report format, Customized Reporting for LVM
directory structure, Creating Volume Groups
help, Using CLI Commands
history, LVM Architecture Overview
label, Physical Volumes
logging, Logging
logical volume administration, Logical Volume Administration
physical volume administration, Physical Volume Administration
physical volume, definition, Physical Volumes
volume group, definition, Volume Groups
LVM1, LVM Architecture Overview
LVM2, LVM Architecture Overview
lvmdiskscan command, Scanning for Block Devices
lvreduce command, Resizing Logical Volumes, Shrinking Logical Volumes
lvremove command, Removing Logical Volumes
lvrename command, Renaming Logical Volumes
lvs command, Customized Reporting for LVM, The lvs Command
display arguments, The lvs Command
lvscan command, Displaying Logical Volumes

O

online data relocation, Online Data Relocation

P

partition type, setting, Setting the Partition Type
partitions
multiple, Multiple Partitions on a Disk
path names, Using CLI Commands
persistent device numbers, Persistent Device Numbers
physical extent
preventing allocation, Preventing Allocation on a Physical Volume
physical volume
adding to a volume group, Adding Physical Volumes to a Volume Group
administration, general, Physical Volume Administration
creating, Creating Physical Volumes
definition, Physical Volumes
display, The pvs Command
displaying, Displaying Physical Volumes, Customized Reporting for LVM
illustration, LVM Physical Volume Layout
initializing, Initializing Physical Volumes
layout, LVM Physical Volume Layout
pvs display arguments, The pvs Command
recovery, Replacing a Missing Physical Volume
removing, Removing Physical Volumes
removing from volume group, Removing Physical Volumes from a Volume Group
removing lost volume, Removing Lost Physical Volumes from a Volume Group
resizing, Resizing a Physical Volume
pvdisplay command, Displaying Physical Volumes
pvmove command, Online Data Relocation
pvremove command, Removing Physical Volumes
pvresize command, Resizing a Physical Volume
pvs command, Customized Reporting for LVM
display arguments, The pvs Command
pvscan command, Displaying Physical Volumes

R

removing
disk from a logical volume, Removing a Disk from a Logical Volume
logical volume, Removing Logical Volumes
physical volumes, Removing Physical Volumes
renaming
logical volume, Renaming Logical Volumes
volume group, Renaming a Volume Group
report format, LVM devices, Customized Reporting for LVM
resizing
logical volume, Resizing Logical Volumes
physical volume, Resizing a Physical Volume

S

scanning
block devices, Scanning for Block Devices
scanning devices, filters, Controlling LVM Device Scans with Filters
snapshot logical volume
creation, Creating Snapshot Volumes
snapshot volume
definition, Snapshot Volumes
striped logical volume
creation, Creating Striped Volumes
creation example, Creating a Striped Logical Volume
definition, Striped Logical Volumes
extending, Extending a Striped Volume
growing, Extending a Striped Volume

T

troubleshooting, LVM Troubleshooting

U

units, command line, Using CLI Commands

V

verbose output, Using CLI Commands
vgcfbackup command, Backing Up Volume Group Metadata
vgcfrestore command, Backing Up Volume Group Metadata
vgchange command, Changing the Parameters of a Volume Group
vgcreate command, Creating Volume Groups
vgdisplay command, Displaying Volume Groups
vgexport command, Moving a Volume Group to Another System
vgextend command, Adding Physical Volumes to a Volume Group
vgimport command, Moving a Volume Group to Another System
vgmerge command, Combining Volume Groups
vgmknodes command, Recreating a Volume Group Directory
vgreduce command, Removing Physical Volumes from a Volume Group
vgrename command, Renaming a Volume Group
vgs command, Customized Reporting for LVM
display arguments, The vgs Command
vgscan command, Scanning Disks for Volume Groups to Build the Cache File
vgsplit command, Splitting a Volume Group
volume group
activating, Activating and Deactivating Volume Groups
administration, general, Volume Group Administration
changing parameters, Changing the Parameters of a Volume Group
combining, Combining Volume Groups
creating, Creating Volume Groups
deactivating, Activating and Deactivating Volume Groups
definition, Volume Groups
displaying, Displaying Volume Groups, Customized Reporting for LVM, The vgs Command
extending, Adding Physical Volumes to a Volume Group
growing, Adding Physical Volumes to a Volume Group
merging, Combining Volume Groups
moving between systems, Moving a Volume Group to Another System
reducing, Removing Physical Volumes from a Volume Group
removing, Removing Volume Groups
renaming, Renaming a Volume Group
shrinking, Removing Physical Volumes from a Volume Group
splitting, Splitting a Volume Group
example procedure, Splitting a Volume Group
vgs display arguments, The vgs Command

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