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Re: [linux-lvm] startup stuff an dnew question :-)



Ulf Bartelt writes:
> > >I just faked partition map entries for them and I use them only by this
> > >"partition aliases", so I can boot a system living totally in LVs using
> > >conventional things like lilo...
> > 
> > erm... just what does this gain you, then? if you resize or move those
> > LVs, wouldn't you have to manually change the fake partition map
> > entries, sort of negating the entire point of using LVM...?
> 
> ...but for now I never needed to resize /boot or /, only the other
> LVs...

With the recent changes that went into LVM-0.9.1-beta3, and some patches
to LILO, it _should_ be possible to use LILO on a /boot LV.  Unfortunately,
I was distracted from completing the testing, but the LVM fixes are there.

Cheers, Andreas
-- 
Andreas Dilger  \ "If a man ate a pound of pasta and a pound of antipasto,
                 \  would they cancel out, leaving him still hungry?"
http://www-mddsp.enel.ucalgary.ca/People/adilger/               -- Dogbert


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