Tony Nelson wrote: > I have two hard drives I want to boot from, each with its own LVM2 > Volume Group. I can boot from the one on the same drive as Grub, but > not from the other one. Apparantly, only Logical Volumes from the boot > drive's Volume Group are detected before / is mounted (something about > "activation", perhaps?). Googling only shows how to detect Volume > Groups and activate Logical Volumes after / is mounted. I can't find > any kernel LVM parameters that would affect this (and I'd need the LVM > stuff built-in to the kernel, not as a module). > > Can Linux use a Volume Group that isn't on Grub's boot volume? > > Must I add a boot partition on the second disk and chainload to it? > What do you mean by boot from each drive? Are you talking about selecting what drive to boot from in the BIOS, or selecting what drive is / by setting the root=<something> in /boot/grub.conf? Second question - do the two VGs have different names? Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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