What is a recommended region size for mirrored lvm volumes

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • What is the recommended region size to use while creating mirror lvm volume of large size?
  • Does the region size used in creation of mirror lvm volume would have any impact on performance?
  • How to decide the region size for cluster mirror lvm volume of size up to 20 TB?
  • Potentially encountering error below:
Unable to convert vg1 to clustered mode: Mirror region size of lv1 is too small.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • LVM 2

Subscriber exclusive content

A Red Hat subscription provides unlimited access to our knowledgebase of over 48,000 articles and solutions.

Current Customers and Partners

Log in for full access

Log In