Question

LVM support

Hi,

Is LVM supported in a CentOS 6.4 droplet? We need on demand backups for which we plan to use LVM snaphots. I am considering a couple of options

  1. Convert the root partition to a LVM partition
  2. Reconfigure the free space into a new partition and use LVM for it.

Has anybody tried this?

regards, Dharshan


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