188.8.131.52. Splitting Off a Redundant Image of a Mirrored Logical Volume
You can split off a redundant image of a mirrored logical volume to form a new logical volume. To split off an image, you use the
--splitmirrors argument of the
lvconvert command, specifying the number of of redundant images to split off. You must use the
--name argument of the command to specify a name for the newly-split-off logical volume.
You can specify which devices to split off. The following command splits off a new logical volume named
copy from the mirrored logical volume
vg/lv. The new logical volume contains two mirror legs consisting of devices