[linux-lvm] Red Hat upgrade over existing LVM

Nick Urbanik nicku at vtc.edu.hk
Sat Apr 6 22:47:02 UTC 2002

Steve Wray wrote:

> If you are not too deeply committed to redhat as such,
> there is always mandrake; that supports LVM
> at install or upgrade time.
> If you install mandrake on top of your existing
> redhat/LVM system, the mandrake installer will
> see the existing volume groups and allow you to
> allocate them to mount points etc; thereby not
> *necessarily* losing data.

How is the Mandrake installation CD as a rescue disk?  Does it support RAID
1 and 5, reiserfs, ext3 as well as LVM?  (in terms of being able to mount
it all and read it).

This could be the great rescue disk we need!

Nick Urbanik   RHCE                                  nicku at vtc.edu.hk
Dept. of Information & Communications Technology
Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Tsing Yi)
Tel:   (852) 2436 8576, (852) 2436 8579          Fax: (852) 2436 8526
PGP: 53 B6 6D 73 52 EE 1F EE EC F8 21 98 45 1C 23 7B     ID: 7529555D
GPG: 7FFA CDC7 5A77 0558 DC7A 790A 16DF EC5B BB9D 2C24   ID: BB9D2C24

More information about the linux-lvm mailing list