By default you create a NSS pool or volume that are managed by EVMS. EVMS is a disk manager originally developed by IBM.
In 2006 IBM discontinued development of the project. There have been no further releases until now.
Therefor Novell announced in 2008 that they will be moving from EVMS to LVM for NSS.
From OES2 it’s possible to run NSS on LVM with some with some disadvantages:
Advantages of NSS on LVM are:
So how can we create a NSS Pool with LVM?
And now the NSS Volume
Now you have a NSS Pool and Volume with LVM.
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