[linux-lvm] adding a bootsector to a PV destroys it ?!?

Goetz Bock bock at blacknet.de
Sun Sep 1 09:09:44 UTC 2002

On Sun, Sep 01 '02 at 11:00, José Luis Domingo López wrote:
> > Still, just to make sure:
> > overwriting the first 512byte of a PV destroy it?
> > 
> If I recall correctly, metadata is placed at the beginning of each PV,
> so overwriting the first 512-byte sector of it will probably render
> metadata unusable for LVM.
thought so, but still such a PV has a couple of GiBs, it might have been
a good idea to keep the first 512bytes free for a bootloader

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