[linux-lvm] Red Hat upgrade over existing LVM
steve.wray at paradise.net.nz
Sat Apr 6 23:45:01 UTC 2002
The mandrake cd1 is the best rescue disk environment
that I've yet found.
I dont know about raid, but it does support LVM, reiser,
XFS, ext3 and probably others too.
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> [mailto:linux-lvm-admin at sistina.com] On Behalf Of Nick Urbanik
> Sent: Sunday, 7 April 2002 4:48 p.m.
> To: linux-lvm at sistina.com
> Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] Red Hat upgrade over existing LVM
> 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
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