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From: Douglas Paul <>
To: LVM general discussion and development <>
Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] Got only half the space of RAID10 LV with 4 PVs (similar to RAID1 cause LV shows it has 4 'Mirrored volumes')
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2018 10:15:06 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Wed, Jul 18, 2018 at 09:25:37PM +0800, runappz wrote:
>  ��� lvcreate --type raid10 -m 1 -i 2 -l 24576 pve # created lvol1
>  ��� lvcreate --type raid10 -m 1 -i 2 -l 8 pve # created lvol2
>  ��� lvcreate --type raid10 -m 1 -i 2 -l 8 pve # created lvol3
>  ��� lvcreate --type raid10 -m 1 -i 2 -l 8 pve # created lvol4
>  ��� lvcreate --type raid10 -m 1 -l 8 pve # created lvol5
> The default LE size was 4MiB, so that I expect lvol1 to be 2*4*24576
> MiB, while other 4 are all 2*4*8 MiB. However, I only got 4*24576 MiB
> and 4*8 MiB partitions. I tried to run `mkfs.ext4` on lvol3 and mount
> it. `df` shows clearly that lvol3 is a 32MiB volume.

The -l option is the final size of the LV, not the space used on each device
for each stripe or mirror. So when you say -l 8, it means the LV has 8
usable extents, so it is supposed to be 32MiB. It doesn't matter how many
stripes or mirrors you have.

Douglas Paul

  reply	other threads:[~2018-07-18 14:15 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-07-18 13:25 [linux-lvm] Got only half the space of RAID10 LV with 4 PVs (similar to RAID1 cause LV shows it has 4 'Mirrored volumes') runappz
2018-07-18 14:15 ` Douglas Paul [this message]
2018-07-18 14:41   ` runappz
2018-07-19 11:33     ` Douglas Paul
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2018-07-17 18:35 Ben Ma

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