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Re: LMV2 boot from another Volume Group?

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?


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