[linux-lvm] Re: Boot Mgr support for '/boot' on LVM2 volumes ?

Claus Färber claus at faerber.muc.de
Sat Mar 25 17:31:41 UTC 2006

Luca Berra schrieb:
> this is correct, the lv for /boot is to be linear and contiguus, it is
> user responsability to ensure this.

What about adding a "boot" flag to LVs? It set, it could have the 
following effect:

. Tools will ensure that the LV remains linear and contiguus and at the 
beginning of a PV.
. (Later) the LV is mirrored into every PV marked "bootable".

With these features, an OS could be booted from any disk. With mirroring 
(RAID-on-LVM) you could boot a system even if your primary disk fails.


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