[Rear-users] Questions about "LAYOUT_MODE"

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Fri Feb 17 17:12:22 CET 2012


On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 9:41 AM, Kai-Olaf Pieth <pieth at dc-systeme.de> wrote:

>
> Thanks for the reply. Now i understand whats going on. Another question:
>
> Is it possible to create a disklayout.conf that automatically grows a
> partition to use 100% of the available disk space? For example I want that
> the last partition always grows when there is more space on a new machine
> so
> I replace the size with a keyword "$END"... and this tells rear to
> calculate
> if there's more space left to grow the partition. And even the VG and LV
> got
> grown that are on top of that partition.
>
>
When ReaR parses the layout file it generates a shell script of commands to
do the work, and you get a chance to edit that script before it executes.
And at least for partitions you can replace the end location in the command
with 100%.

-- 
   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com
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