Creating LVM

I need to create an LVM manually.

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Use pvcreate to initialize the physical volume and tell it what drives/partitions to use

pvcreate /dev/sda1 /dev/sda2


Use vgcreate to create a named volume group from those same drives/partitions

vgcreate root_vg /dev/sda1 /dev/sda2


Use lvcreate to create the logical volume on the volume group(Using 100% of the free space)

lvcreate -l 100%FREE -n root_lv root_vg


Then apply whatever file system you want to the logical volume

mkfs.ext4 -L / /dev/root_vg/root_lv

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