Using the LVM:


We start by creating two Linux partition on our disk "/dev/sdb" as below:


We have our two partitions "/dev/sdb1" and "/dev/sdb2".

Physical volumes:

We create the physical volumes using the below command:


We can then check if they were created using the below command:


Volume groups:

We create the volume group using the two partitions:


We could check our volume group using the below command:


Logical volumes:

Then, we create a logical volumes of 500 MB named "volume-1" from our volume group:


We can check our logical volume using the below command:


After creating our logical volume, we can create an "ext4" filesystem on it, to make it usable:



We then mount our volume on the directory "volume-mountpoint":


To survive a reboot, we would have to add our newly created volume in the "/etc/fstab" file:


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