[linux-lvm] Re: your mail

Shawn Leas sleas at ixion.honeywell.com
Thu Feb 18 04:38:42 UTC 1999

On Wed, 17 Feb 1999, Daniel Whicker wrote:

> Okay.  Let me make sure I understand this.  I think that what you're saying
> is that at this point, LILO should be able handle an LV like any other
> partition as far as booting is concerned?  If so, then the real problem
> lies in getting the LVM turned on early enough that we can finish the boot
> process, correct?  And if that were the case, we should be able to treat
> the LVM like any other necessary kernel driver and install it with an
> initrd.  Sorry to repeat things, but I want to make sure that I have a firm
> understanding of what you're saying.

I guess now that I think of it, I was kindof thinking of
an area on the root VG that lilo could find, which would
hold a kernel, and an initrd image so the extra partition
isn't needed.

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