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Re: [OCLUG-Tech] Need some advice re: RAID and LVM ?!?

1) I know I'll be doing something different, and I don't know how much disk
to allocation to Partition N for Program X.  LVM allows me to leave
unpartitioned space on the drive, and dynamically allocate it as needed.
(Note that this is a fairly mild benefit, save in corner cases.)

The benefit is not so mild when you add a new disk to your system -- you can add it to the group and expand a partition beyond the single disk.

This is *not* generally recommended because now a single drive failure will bring down two disks worth of data, but is handy for a temporary situation.