need help with exim4 and mail transfer

Steve smorrey at gmail.com
Wed Nov 21 11:58:46 MST 2007


Ok then I stand corrected, partition away! :)


On Nov 21, 2007 11:55 AM, Corey Edwards <tensai at zmonkey.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-11-21 at 11:33 -0700, Steve wrote:
> > However I do fail to see how LVM would make the task of mounting a
> > partition on a different volume when the need arises any easier.
> > Can you elaborate how what you are talking about and what I'm talking
> > about differ in their approach or end result?
>
> So if he runs out of disk space on his primary drive and adds another,
> with LVM he can add all that disk space (or some subset of it) to they
> existing volumes. I did that on the box at my feet actually. I added a
> 120GB drive to augment /home. With LVM /home just became 30GB + 120GB,
> and I didn't have to move anything.
>
> And if he decides in the future that maybe some of that disk would be
> better served on another partition, he could shrink the one and reapply
> the recovered disk to another volume. Going back to my example, I could
> pull out 10GB from that 120GB I added to /home and put it on /var
> instead.
>
>
> Corey
>
>
>
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