Setup Thin Provisioning Volumes in Logical Volume Management (LVM) – Part IV

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12 Responses

  1. Jai says:

    What could be the ideal size taken by Meta in case of thin provisioning. In my test environment I can see META % is growing fast. Are there any recommendation size we need to set for thin_pool_chunk_size or poolmetadatasize while creating thin pool.

  2. eaman says:

    Very nice tutorial, well written and easy to follow.

  3. Maswood Alam says:

    Hi ,

    Could you please make me understand why -s 32M is used to create a vg. I am little bit confused.
    vgcreate -s 32M vg_thin /dev/sdb1

    • // Could you please make me understand why -s 32M is used to create a vg. I am little bit confused. //

      Very easy one volume group (vgs) will be divided into multiple pieces that each piece with 32M size.

      // vgcreate -s 32M vg_thin /dev/sdb1 //

      Your creating the volume group from physical volume which have the each piece with 32 MB size of extend.
      So when you create a logical volume you can use the extend size.

  4. Maswood Alam says:

    Thanks a lot for such a nice article… Helped a lot to understand the topic.

  5. kishore says:

    Good doc

  6. Andres Elizondo says:


  7. Ok let you know in future

  8. Arunav Ghosh says:

    How to install SVN in RHEL/CENTOS 6.x, Please suggest me.

  9. manoj says:

    good article.

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