Fedora 15, new and exciting plans

Matt McCutchen matt at mattmccutchen.net
Sun Nov 14 19:07:21 UTC 2010

On Sun, 2010-11-14 at 10:38 -0800, John Reiser wrote:
> On 11/13/2010 03:41 PM, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> > Anyway, I think LVM is jolly useful:
> [stated advantages snipped]
> One design error is that you cannot "carve out" an ordinary partition
> from an LVM.  Once a portion of the drive is LVM, then that portion of
> the drive is LVM forever until the LVM is completely gone.

That's not true.  You can shrink the PV with pvresize and then create
any desired partitions in the resulting space.  Or did you mean
something different?


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