How To Install lvmlockd on Fedora 34

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install lvmlockd on Fedora 34 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update lvmlockd as well.

One-liner Install Command

If you are only interested in the installation command, here is a quick answer for you:

sudo yum makecache && sudo yum -y install lvm2-lockd
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install lvm2-lockd

But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.

What is lvmlockd and How to Install It?

First things first, you will need access to a server or computer running Fedora 34. This guide was written specifically with a server running Fedora 34 in mind, although it should also work on older, supported versions of the operating system.

Also, make sure you are running a regular, non-root user with sudo privileges configured on your server. When you have an account available, log in as your non-root user to begin.

There are several ways to install lvmlockd on Fedora 34. You can use (links are clickable):

In the following sections, we will describe each method in detail. You can choose one of them or refer to the recommended one.

Install lvmlockd on Fedora 34 using dnf

First, update dnf packages database with dnf by running the next command:

sudo dnf makecache --refresh

After updating database, You can install lvmlockd using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install lvm2-lockd

Install lvmlockd on Fedora 34 using yum

Because lvmlockd is available in Fedora 34’s default repositories, it is possible to install it from these repositories using the yum packaging system.

To begin, update local packages database with yum using the following command.

sudo yum makecache --refresh

Now can install lvmlockd package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install lvm2-lockd

How to upgrade (update) a single package lvmlockd using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like lvmlockd in this example you should use the following command:

yum update lvm2-lockd

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade lvm2-lockd

How to Upgrade lvmlockd on Fedora 34 with dnf?

When you run the dnf update, all system packages with available updates are updated. However, if you want to upgrade a single package, then you would have to pass the package name as the argument to the dnf update command.

dnf update lvm2-lockd

How To remove lvmlockd from Fedora 34

To uninstall only the lvmlockd package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove lvm2-lockd

Extra info and code examples

This is LVM2, the rewrite of The Linux Logical Volume Manager. LVM supports enterprise level volume management of disk and disk subsystems by grouping arbitrary disks into volume groups. The total capacity of volume groups can be allocated to logical volumes, which are accessed as regular block devices. LVM commands use lvmlockd to coordinate access to shared storage.

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install lvmlockd using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the lvmlockd from Fedora 34.

See also:

How To Install lvmlockd on Kali Linux

How To Install lvmlockd on Fedora 34

How To Install lvmlockd on CentOS 8

How To Install lvmlockd on Debian 11

How To Install lvmlockd on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install lvmlockd on Ubuntu 21.04

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