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How to move or copy a logical volume from one volume group to another vg on linux

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I am trying to move or copy an existing lv from one vg to another vg. what procedure should be the proper for this task.
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Hey

Not sure if this will answer your question, but what i will do is create a new logical volume on the VG you want it definitely;  mount it in a temporal mount point and copy all information, using tar

original LV mount point example   = /app
Temporally lv mount point = /app2

cd /app
tar cvf - *|(cd /app2; tar vfx -) this will copy all info with rights and everything


Regards.
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which distro ?
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Does tar work for whole FS ? I Don't think so

TY/SA
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