– Scan New Hardware:
– For Physical Volumes:
– For Volume Groups:
vgextend VGNAME PVNAME
lvextend -L+50G LVNAME
Information about which PPs that are stale and which PVs are missing within a VG. The LVM and SCSI driver reserves somewhere between 7-10% of the available disk space for LVM maps, etc.
Information about all the LVs and PVs within a VG. The first 64K of a PV is reserved for this area – defined in <sys/bootrecord.h>.
The VGDA consists of
- BOOTRECORD: – first 512 bytes. Allows the Read Only System (ROS) to boot system
- BAD BLK DIRECTORY – found in <sys/bddir.h>
- LVM RECORD – found in <lvmrec.h>
LVM :- Logical Volume Manager and it’s a disk Management for Linux/UNIX Systems.