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Re: LVM script at bootup ??



Thanks Mikkel;

On Sun, 2008-10-12 at 18:36 -0500, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
> William Case wrote:
> > 
> > It's OK Mikkel, I gotcha anyways.  I have checked rc.sysinit and it does
> > a 
> > 'if [ -x /sbin/lvm ]; then
> > 	action $"Setting up Logical Volume Management:" /sbin/lvm vgchange -a y
> > --ignorelockingfailure
> > fi
> > 
> > I have no use for lvm.  I have thought of either commenting out the
> > above statement, or, 'yum remove lvm2' which has a mkinitrd dependency.
> > 
> > Which or whatelse would be the least dangerous?  Where did the /sbin/lvm
> > come from?  I have been careful to NOT install LVM with each new fedora
> > installation.  If it is being added by the latest kernel upgrade, would
> > not this addition of LVM to the rc.sysinit script be a bug?
> 
> Take a look at the timestamps on rc.sysinit - I think it has always
> been in there. Considering how seldom the initscripts are updated,
> you are probably safe with either option. In your case, I would
> probably remove the lvm2 package. (rpm -e --nodeps lvm2) The only
> problem would be if you get a drive that has LVM that you need to
> read...
 I have gotten so used to using yum, I had forgotten the rpm
ins-and-outs.
-- 
Regards Bill
Fedora 9, Gnome 2.22.3
Evo.2.22.3.1, Emacs 22.2.1


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