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While you are here: I think that the LV size should be larger than the FS size by 2 x the LVM physical extent (PE) size. Is that correct?
Fedora and LVM
Posted Nov 3, 2012 1:28 UTC (Sat) by agk (guest, #23332)
The LVM HOWTO at tldp hasn't been updated for several years.
> I think that the LV size should be larger than the FS size by 2 x the LVM physical extent (PE) size. Is that correct?
No. Where did that idea come from? LVM doesn't reserve any space *inside* the LVs it creates! The filesystem can use the entire LV if it wants to.
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