[arch-general] LVM Thin Provisioning
headmastersquall at gmail.com
Mon Nov 19 13:04:03 EST 2012
I have been reading about Thin Provisioning in LVM and wanted to play with
it however, when I try to create a thin pool it shows an error saying:
# lvcreate --thinpool -L 1G vg/pool
WARNING: Unrecognised segment type thin
Unable to create LV with unknown segment type thin.
Run `lvcreate --help' for more information.
I am running version:
# lvm version
LVM version: 2.02.98(2) (2012-10-15)
Library version: 1.02.77 (2012-10-15)
Driver version: 4.23.0
and have the following targets for device mapper:
# dmsetup targets
According to what I could find, this feature has been available since
version 2.02.89 and is enabled with the compile time option of
--with-thin=internal, but doesn't appear to be enabled in the Arch
package. Am I correct or does something need to be configured on my
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