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How To Create LVM Using vgcreate, lvcreate, and lvextend lvm2 Commands

by Balakrishnan Mariyappan on August 5, 2010

LVM stands for Logical Volume Manager.

With LVM, we can create logical partitions that can span across one or more physical hard drives. First, the hard drives are divided into physical volumes, then those physical volumes are combined together to create the volume group and finally the logical volumes are created from volume group.

The LVM commands listed in this article are used under Ubuntu Distribution. But, it is the same for other Linux distributions.