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Re: [linux-lvm] Fwd: 2.4.0 kernel doesn't see LVM



dirk derycke icos be wrote:
> 
> Hi all,
> 
> for me the upgrade from 2.4.0-test12 to 2.4.0 was simple. I upgraded the
> user tools to 0.9
> rebooted with 2.4.0. Important note: my root partition is NOT LVM.
> Then I executed the vgscan from the 0.9 tools which detected the 0.8 LVM
> data, then I activated the volume group and mounted the LV's.
> 
> A backup however is always a safe thing to do. But normally the above
> procedure should work fine...
> Note that I had a 2.2.14 with 0.7 tools first before 2.4.0-testXX and
> didn't have to backup and restore data...
> 
> What would be the point of having industrial strength disk management when
> you have to backup and restore
> every software upgrade (imagine hundreds of gigs)?.
> 
> regards,
> 
> Dirk
> 

I'm not sure that playing with version of critical software layers such
as LVM is a good idea if you value your data.

My experience say that you should make a backup of your data before
trying to upgrade to 0.9, but I'm paranoïd.


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