[linux-lvm] lvm2 debian packages

Andres Salomon dilinger at mp3revolution.net
Mon May 13 21:42:02 UTC 2002

Try the newer packages (-3), they fix these issues.

On Mon, May 13, 2002 at 05:14:18PM +0100, Andy Baillie wrote:
> On Tue, May 07, 2002 at 09:18:51PM -0400, Andres Salomon wrote:
> > For debian users who are interested in testing out LVM2, debian packages
> > are now in unstable (apt-get install lvm2).  They've been successfully
> > built for all 10 architectures; I'm especially interested in reports from
> > people trying out lvm2 on non-x86 archs.
> > 
> > 
> I have tried building a new system with LVM2 and was not able to get it
> to boot from an ext2 ram disk, after ensuring the additional dm-mod
> module was included and demanded in. Is there a standard boot procedure
> builder yet? Is libdevmapper needed at boot time as its normal home is
> in /usr/lib rather than /lib?
> I then left root as a standard ext2 partition and made some of the basic
> directories - tmp, usr and var into lvm'd partitions. The system wouldnt
> recognise vgs at first as /var was only a mount point, I had to create
> the /var/lock dir for vgscan and vgchange to work. Then the boot script
> /etc/init.d/lvm2 failed as it uses things like awk which are in /usr/lib
> I was able to manually go back and mount the missing partitions in
> maintainance mode so its almost there...
> Hope this is of use
> Regards
> Andy
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