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Hmm, installation onto LVM volumes worked fine for me with 5.04 (Hoary) on
a number of boxes!
Perhaps it wasn't supported and I didn't realise.. ;-)
Ubuntu 5.10 ("Breezy") preview released
Posted Sep 9, 2005 14:04 UTC (Fri) by busterb (subscriber, #560)
Posted Sep 9, 2005 15:15 UTC (Fri) by syndicate (guest, #27535)
/boot on LVM with 5.04 Hoary works
Posted Sep 9, 2005 22:19 UTC (Fri) by csamuel (✭ supporter ✭, #2624)
My computer (and my laptop) would beg to differ there!
Disk /dev/sda: 73.4 GB, 73406611456 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 8924 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 * 1 8924 71681998+ 8e Linux LVM
The trick is that Grub doesn't appear to be able to handle booting from an
LVM'd /boot, but LILO can. In fact the installer took care of that
decision for me. On the one system I've built with a /boot outside of LVM
the installer used Grub.
Even swap is on an LVM here. :-)
Posted Sep 10, 2005 3:04 UTC (Sat) by busterb (subscriber, #560)
Posted Sep 10, 2005 8:25 UTC (Sat) by csamuel (✭ supporter ✭, #2624)
Posted Sep 9, 2005 14:21 UTC (Fri) by cjwatson (subscriber, #7322)
Posted Sep 9, 2005 22:25 UTC (Fri) by csamuel (✭ supporter ✭, #2624)
Aha, that makes much more sense, I had to go in and use the advanced
to set it up under Hoary.
I find it's miles better than using the old primary/extended method,
especially when you use XFS instead of ext2/3 so you can extend partitions
whilst they're mounted and in use.
I never allocate all my disk space up front these days, I find it's
far easier to create LV's for projects on the fly and then either
extend them if needed or delete them (and return them to the pool) when
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