Tag Archives: LVM

Extending Storage for an LVM-Backed Windows Guest Domain with KVM/QEMU

Well that was significantly more painful than I had anticipated.  Here’s the quick and dirty instruction set which involves multiple tools, perhaps needlessly, since I was investigating the issue for some time: Shut down the guest domain (someone might be … Continue reading

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Using systemd and Logical Volume Manager Snapshot Volumes During Fedora Operating System Upgrades

With the looming end of support for Fedora 22, I thought I might write this up: I just successfully made use of this solution (based on instructions from the excellent ArchWiki) and I thought I’d provide documentation here since it’s … Continue reading

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Upgrade Notes: Fedora 22 to Fedora 23

Well, despite the relatively complexity of my home server arrangement, I am happy to report that the Fedora team has succeeded in providing a distribution that smoothly upgrades without any additional administrative intervention!  Hooray! Nonetheless, to be safe, I recommend … Continue reading

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Striped Logical Volume Design and Construction: Block Stacking for Fun and Profit

For those of you well versed in UNIX-like systems, you know the logical volume manager is a big deal.  Coming from a Windows world, it is something of a very deep and powerful virtual disk service.  It’s kind of a … Continue reading

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