Chapter 11. Common Tasks

Table of Contents
11.1. Initializing disks or disk partitions
11.2. Creating a volume group
11.3. Activating a volume group
11.4. Removing a volume group
11.5. Adding physical volumes to a volume group
11.6. Removing physical volumes from a volume group
11.7. Creating a logical volume
11.8. Removing a logical volume
11.9. Extending a logical volume
11.10. Reducing a logical volume
11.11. Migrating data off of a physical volume

The following sections outline some common administrative tasks for an LVM system. This is no substitute for reading the man pages.