5.6. Online Data Relocation
pvmovecommand breaks up the data to be moved into sections and creates a temporary mirror to move each section. For more information on the operation of the
pvmovecommand, see the
pvmove(8) man page.
pvmoveoperation in a cluster, you should ensure that the
cmirrorpackage is installed and the
cmirrordservice is running.
/dev/sdc1to other free physical volumes in the volume group:
pvmove -n MyLV /dev/sdc1
pvmovecommand can take a long time to execute, you may want to run the command in the background to avoid display of progress updates in the foreground. The following command moves all extents allocated to the physical volume
/dev/sdf1in the background.
pvmove -b /dev/sdc1 /dev/sdf1
pvmove -i5 /dev/sdd1