[linux-lvm] Configuring boot partition with LVM

Fabian.Herschel at suse.de Fabian.Herschel at suse.de
Mon Feb 7 09:37:19 UTC 2000

On Fri, Feb 04, 2000 at 12:29:34PM -0500, Jim Cain wrote:
> All,
> Has anyone been successful in creating a completely LVM-managed system?
> Specifically, I'm wondering about the problem with needing LVM-enabled
> kernel on a boot floppy for installation purposes.

At this point of time lilo is not ready to boot a kernel fom a lv. Lilo
should also learn how to boot a kernel fom a striped volume...


> Or is this not a good idea? Is it better to have a non-LVM root partition
> on a separate drive, and then use LVM for everything else?
> Thanks for the input,
> Jim

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