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Does the LVM DM UUID contain any metadata?

For example within the name listed below is there any metadata within the name, eg based on server serial number or date created or such: ...
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is there any advantage mounting an LV by UUID instead of by path?

I know I can specify mounts in fstab by either putting their path (like /dev/sda1 or /dev/mapper/myvg-logicalVolume1) or by fs label (LABEL=root) or by UUID (UUID=1234-5678-...). I see a clear ...
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is it possible to simultaneously mount 2 LVM volumes that are exact copies of each other (same UUIDs)?

I have cloned (using dd) the hard drive in a live system onto several multiple backup hard drives. The root partition in the live system is a LVM volume. The backup copies are intended to be drop-in ...
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Imaging LVM-based Linux system to new computer: UUIDs change?

We are attempting to use Acronis TrueImage to copy the hard drive from one standalone Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5-based computer across to two others as part of a production operation. We are using a ...
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LVM: regenerate a UUID?

I have some virtual machines which were clones of the same original disk image, which contained some LVM volumes. When I clone these, I end up with multiple LVM volumes (albeit on different hosts) ...