Stands for Logical Volume Manager. A user space toolset for the Linux kernel, used to create or remove virtual partitions in an abstract storage space, where the amount of space and other partitions don’t affect these actions, and one logical volume can stretch over two or more disks. LVM allows to use multiple disks as one.

 

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First released 1998
Developed by Heinz Mauelshagen
Latest stable version LVM 2
Open-source Yes

Interesting facts

LVM2 is a newer version of LVM and works only on kerler versions 2.6.9 and above.

 
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