Archive for October, 2008

Add a hard drive in Linux with LVM 

I posted last time about modifying the swap space on Linux with LVM and also introduced expanding a file system to match a new larger partition. Next is to add another drive for data storage. I’m just adding one drive, because the drive is actually a virtual drive through VMware that sits on a RAID5 […]

Modify swap space in Linux (with LVM) 

I posted a while back how to modify your swap space in Solaris 10, now I will show you how to do it in Linux. This example is from a Red Hat Enterprise (RHEL5) clone and is using Logical Volume Management (LVM), but should be usable in other Linux distributions and you could use fdisk […]