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Re: can anyone use fc6-pre if lvm partition?

On Sun, 2006-10-01 at 14:07 -0400, sean wrote:
> I've messed with the dvd iso for awhile. no luck, I've a 
> really standard system - intel 945g, 1 sata drive, one dvd. 
> fc5 works fine.
> The only remotely non-standard thing is an lvm volume - 
> which is not root:
> df
> Filesystem           1K-blocks      Used Available Use% 
> Mounted on
> /dev/sda5             34064236  10790280  21515644  34% /
> /dev/sda1               256666     44709    198705  19% /boot
> tmpfs                   507172         0    507172   0% /dev/shm
> /dev/mapper/video--vol-video
>                       253467728 132785556 120682172  53% /video
> fc6-pre starts up, asks for keyboard, then fails just after 
> it starts looking for prio installs.

There is a known bug where anaconda dies if it sees a pre-existing LVM
partition with a dash in the name.. which yours appears to have.


> Does it work for anyone else?

Worked fine for me - I tested upgrades from FC4 and FC5.

In theory, if you lvrename that volume to something without a dash, then
your upgrade should work.


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