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pvmove to smaller drive?

I am running on CentOS 7, lvm, with an XFS formatted root drive. As originally set up, the server had a single large root volume that contained both the OS and the data. The data has now grown, and I ...
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Linux pvmove gone awry after turning on mq_deadline, any way to recover?

So we had a migration in the office using pvmove. Then this happened Mar 8 12:26:51 v1 kernel: [ 5798.100321] BUG: kernel NULL pointer dereference, address: 0000000000000140 Mar 8 12:26:51 v1 ...
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Moving LVM volume group from a few disks to one

I had a LVM group on a single SSD, and after running out of space I've extended it to HDD. Now I bought a bigger SSD, and want to move everything there. $ sudo lvm vgs VG #PV #...
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Locked LVM logical volume in VG with missing PV

So, I had disk failure and was moving LVs from the failing disk, to the new PVs. Some LVs were moved successfully, some not. Afterwards I ended up with following state: - two locked LVs - volume group ...
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Very high load during pvmove in domU

I had a pretty bad time this evening. I had to move LVM2 LVs from one PV to another (source PV backed by NFS stored vdisk, target PV backed by an iscsi LUN). Moving small LVs of ths VG (few gigabits) ...
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started removing a physical volume from an LVM from webmin. how can I see the progress?

so I recently added a 2TB physical volume (PV) to an LVM volume group (VG) with the sole purpose of removing another 2TB PV from the VG. Everything is carried out from webmin. So once the extra PV ...
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What is the default metadata size in temporary volume during a pvmove?

I ran into an interesting error when attempting to address a particular problem. We had an issue where we have to move the extents over to new physical volumes because the metadata size was too ...
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PVmove copies the data or move the data?

I executed a pvmove command between 2 volumes but now I can see the data in both storages. So does pvmove copy or move the data ?? command executed in servers pvmove /dm/dm-1 /dm/dm-0
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Forgot to create partition before running pvmove

I ran pvmove to migrate extents from an old LVM disk to a new one but I forgot to create the partition structure on the new disk first: pvmove /dev/sdb1 /dev/sdc Everything seems to be fine, but I'm ...