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[linux-lvm] Re: Configuring boot partition with LVM (fwd)



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-------- Original Message --------
Date: Tue, 8 Feb 2000 23:11:24 +0100
Resent-Date: Wed, 09 Feb 2000 2:27:50 MEZ
From: Jens-Uwe Mager <jum anubis han de>
To: Jos Visser <josv osp nl>
Cc: Fabian Herschel suse de, linux-lvm msede com
Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] Configuring boot partition with LVM
In-Reply-To: <389EF4DE 68165A11 osp nl>; from josv osp nl on Mon, Feb
07, 2000 at 05:37:50PM +0100

On Mon, Feb 07, 2000 at 05:37:50PM +0100, Jos Visser wrote:
> >  Lilo
> > should also learn how to boot a kernel fom a striped volume...
>
> I don't think you fully appreciate the request you're making here.
> Commercial Unices such as HP-UX and Solaris can not boot from striped
> volumes for about the same reasons why it would be difficult to have
> LILO read from a striped volume: the implications are just too
> horrendous to comtemplate.

At least the IBM people with the AIX LVM are able to make that work.
The
only thing that they were not able for a long time is to make system
dumps work in such a configuration. But I believe that even that works
under AIX 4.3.x now.

-- 
Jens-Uwe Mager	<pgp-mailto:62CFDB25>


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