Replace Disk In LVM On Ubuntu

Overview LVM makes adding and removing physical disk very easy as its an additional layer of abstraction. I will go through the steps need to replace an existing disk of same or larger size. Warning! Always backup prior to doing … Continue reading



Mounting LVM Using Ubuntu Live CD

Overview My system died recently and I needed to access the data on the hard drives. I had two 1TB drives in a logical volume which I needed to pull data off of. Luckily the drivers were in tact. Live … Continue reading



Resizing VirtualBox Disk

I ran out of disk space on my virtual machine and needed more space. I did not want to create a new disk and install from scratch but VirtualBox does not have any GUI tools which would resize a disk … Continue reading



Ubuntu LVM2 – Smart Storage

Overview There are plenty of exceptions where hardware and software abstractions are used to create modular and flexible designs in a modern OS. Examples can be seen from Microsoft’s .Net Framework to Virtualization. Logical Volume Management or LVM is no … Continue reading