How to Add a New LVM Volume in Linux


Learn how to use Linux's Logical Volume Manager.

Linux's Logical Volume Manager (LVM) is a handy framework for configuring disks and volumes, explains Jack Wallen.

"The Logical Volume Manager commands in Linux facilitate adding new disks and volumes to the operating system," without downtime or rebooting. Wallen says. For example, you can choose between the following options:

  • Adding the full disk capacity to an existing volume
  • Splitting disk capacity among new volumes

In this article, Wallen describes how to approach both scenarios.

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