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RE: [linux-lvm] LVM



Svetljo:

        Yes, I did determine I am in fact using lilo 21.7, and that does show why ReiserFS was bootable (absent LVM), however, with LVM I have never gotten Linux to boot up yet.


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Thursday, September 13, 2001 3:17 AM

-----Original Message-----
From: linux-lvm-admin sistina com [mailto:linux-lvm-admin sistina com]On Behalf Of svetljo
Sent: Thursday, September 13, 2001 12:51 AM
To: linux-lvm sistina com
Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] LVM

Mandrake 8 use lilo 21.7 - it should be working

Andreas Dilger wrote:

>On Sep 12, 2001  15:41 -0700, IT3 Stuart B. Tener, USNR-R wrote:
>
>>      I am curious what version of lilo in fact supports ReiserFS tails. I am running Mandrake 8.0, and using the lilo supplied therewith, and have been booting a / partition as ReiserFS (with tails I believe, how do I check?).
>>
>
>At least version 21.6+ support reiserfs tails (maybe earlier, I don't know).
>You should be able to verify with "strings /sbin/lilo | grep -i reiserfs".
>What it does is unpack the tail on any kernel/initrd files so that LILO
>can map the blocks directly.  In a way, it is strange that this is needed,
>since I thought tails only applied to files < 64kB or similar...
>
>Cheers, Andreas
>



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