On A Linux Guest For OVM, Which Partitions Can Be LVM?

(Doc ID 1080783.1)

Last updated on MAY 11, 2010

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version: 2.2 and later   [Release: OVM22 and later ]
Linux x86
Linux x86-64


You have Oracle Enterprise Linux 5.4 64-bit Guest VM's (virtual machines) running on Oracle VM server 2.2.

Can we use the LVM (Linux Volume Management) on the Guest VM's for the following:

  1. Will using LVM for the following have any issues at all in terms of stability, performance or anything else?
  2. What is best practice?


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