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Applies to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3

Part II Logical Volumes (LVM)

5 LVM Configuration

This chapter describes the principles behind Logical Volume Manager (LVM) and its basic features that make it useful under many circumstances. The YaST LVM configuration can be reached from the YaST Expert Partitioner. This partitioning tool enables you to edit and delete existing partitions and create new ones that should be used with LVM.

6 LVM Volume Snapshots

A Logical Volume Manager (LVM) logical volume snapshot is a copy-on-write technology that monitors changes to an existing volume’s data blocks so that when a write is made to one of the blocks, the block’s value at the snapshot time is copied to a snapshot volume. In this way, a point-in-time copy o…

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