LVM thinp expectations in anaconda 20

Dennis Jacobfeuerborn dennisml at
Sat Sep 28 11:23:24 UTC 2013

On 27.09.2013 20:59, Alasdair G Kergon wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 27, 2013 at 11:55:43AM -0600, Chris Murphy wrote:
>> I still can't choose a Desired Capacity that's larger than free space
>> in the VG. Ergo, I can't create a virtual size LV. Is this expected?
> At this stage, yes.  It might change in future, but I think it was felt
> to be both too much code to change and too much change for users to take
> on board if it was all changed at once.

Wouldn't it make sense to use the thinp code by default even without 
providing the thin provisioning part in Anaconda? This would at least 
give you the much improved snapshot support.


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