USB hard drives and Volume Groups on FC9

john f jarvis johnfjarvis at
Mon Jul 7 18:02:54 UTC 2008

On Mon, 2008-07-07 at 18:47 +0300, Bassel Safadi wrote:
> On 7/7/08, john f jarvis <johnfjarvis at> wrote:
>         I installed FC9 onto a new, unformatted 160 GByte drive.
>         I used lvm on the FC8 Rescue CD to change the name of
>         VolGroup00 to
>         VolGroup01 and edited /boot/grub/menu.lst to refer to the
>         VolGroup01.
>         I rebooted the rescue CD but the renamed volume group wasn't
>         mounted due to an unspecified error. /boot was mounted.
>         I put the drive with VolGroup01 in the USB housing. My regular
>         FC9 system wouldn't recognize and mount it. There were a
>         number of
>         new entries made: /dev/sg7? .
>         I would appreciate advice on how to get the system to mount
>         the renamed volume group hard drive via USB.
>                 Thanks in advance, John Jarvis
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> Try editing /boot/grub/grub.conf to refer to VolGroup01
This was done as /boot is visible both to the rescue CD and usb mount.

/etc/fstab has not been updated since I can mount the renamed logical

Booting from the renamed logical group disk started but obviously failed
	John Jarvis

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