Category: Linux

Linux related postings not related to a particular distribution.

dm-0 and friends (dm-1, dm-2, etc) are devices used by Device Mapper when LVM is in use. To see what LVM volume each one relates to, run the following command (all on one line). sudo lvdisplay|awk ‘/LV Name/{n=$3} /Block device/{d=$3; sub(“.*:”,”dm-“,d); print d,n;}’ Source:

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