[linux-lvm] Determine boot disk device name...

Malahal Naineni malahal at us.ibm.com
Mon Oct 25 21:28:48 UTC 2010

Alexander Skwar [alexanders.mailinglists+nospam at gmail.com] wrote:
>    I also wanted to suggest this, but…
>    benutzer at horst:~$ cat /proc/cmdline
>    root=/dev/xvda1 ro

I got confused with boot and root! Thanks for correction. Usually boot
disk is mounted at /boot. Your boot disk could be same as root disk (in
this case there would not be anything mounted at /boot but just a

I don't think there is a sure way to find out your boot-loader disk in
every situation as your boot-loader disk is not needed after boot.

Thanks, Malahal.

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