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Re: Grub2, /boot, and lvm

2009/12/8 Tom H <tomh0665 gmail com>:
>>>> From Suvayu Ali (in the "Getting rid of /boot" thread)
>>>> Could you please point me to the documentation for this? I would
>>>> really like to read up more and understand what limitations/advantages
>>>> I might have as I have been waiting for this to be included since F10.
>>> Sorry Suvayu. Just remembered that you had asked for this info.
>>> This is from the Grub 2 wiki:
>>> http://grub.enbug.org/LVMandRAID
>> Thank you Tom, its much appreciated, but you forgot that you have
>> already posted that. :)
> You're welcome. By the end of this week I will have done four weeks'
> worth of shifts in two weeks - and I cannot remember posting this
> before (!). I hope that I am not making similar mistakes at work...
We all have our days :)

>> I went through it, and was trying to find whether the grub in Fedora
>> is capable of that.
>> $ grub --version
>> grub (GNU GRUB 0.97)
>> Even in the F12 repos, I saw the grub version is 0.97. Whereas the
>> link says Grub needs to be 1.95 or higher to boot from a /boot on an
>> lvm. Does that mean Fedora is yet to include that capability?
> The package is called grub2. :)
> And the latest release 1.97xxx.

That explains it! I was looking in the Fedora repository, and grub2 is
in the Everything repo.


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