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LVM: How To Convert One Large Volume In 'n' Small Stripped Volumes (Doc ID 2736554.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 18, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Linux x86-64 on Oracle Public Cloud
Linux x86-64


For performance reasons instead of using one large LVM volume it might be replaced by multiple small striped (RAID0) volumes.

There is no command to directly transform a single disk logical volume in a striped logical volume.

This document will explain the procedure to perform the conversion.


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