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Status Future consideration
Workspace AIX
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 30, 2023

Increase the number of LP's for an LV dynamically when CHFS is executed.

When I want to add space to a file system and the LV doesn't have enough LP's defined I have to manually go increase the max number of LP's for that LV.  I have to guess at how many LP's I need or do some math.  I usually end up tossing some large number out there which isn't the best idea and it's just an extra step for nothing.  If it's a number I can dynamically change manually why just not have AIX do it for me when I execute the chfs command?  Then I don't add more then what is needed and cause undo overhead in how much LVM metdata is written to the SVG when I put a larger value then what is needed.  

If I add to large of a disk to a VG when I run "chvg -g" it will automatically adjust the factor for me if it can.  Why not do the same for the number of LP's in the LV when chfs is run.

Idea priority Medium