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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:

[snip]

> 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.
>
> http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=186439
>
>> 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.
>

I can confirm that I've updated an FC5 partition with a volume group "rootvg"
containing "root_lv", "opt_lv", "home_lv" without issue.

BTW, I've also been able to get around some anaconda issues by using a kickstart
file. E.g., custom fs creation is failing interactively but works fine via
kickstart.

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