Once upon a time, Matthew Garrett <mjg59(a)srcf.ucam.org> said:
You can't move PVs.
What do you think pvmove does?
You need a separate /boot.
That's needed for more than just LVM (and probably won't go away, as it
is a lot simpler to handle a single method in the installer).
If you use more than one
disk then it adds significant fragility to the boot process.
How does it do that (any more than any other multi-disk setup)?
Cite numbers? It was slower early on, but it goes right by now. I
don't doubt it adds some time (of course), but I don't see it being any
It provides some functionality that's hugely useful in a
small number of cases, and in every other case it just makes your life
For most, it doesn't make things any more complicated (because they
never touch it). I'd say that LVM is useful in a growing number of
btrfs does the former without anywhere near as much of
Oh, I don't object to btrfs and having the basic volume management in
the filesystem layer. AdvFS on DEC Unix was great in that respect. I
object to your painting of LVM aw "awful".
Chris Adams <cmadams(a)hiwaay.net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.