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Re: [linux-lvm] LVM, lilo and MBR?



On Tue, Mar 27, 2001 at 11:34:08AM +0200, Urs Thuermann wrote:
> 
> 1. Is the first sector of a PV volume use by LVM or can I pvcreate
>    /dev/sda and still use the MBR of /dev/sda to boot the system?
>    Where does the VGDA start and how large is it?

Yes it is. Don't run LILO on /dev/sda if it's a PV because it will destroy it.
You should partition the disk into /dev/sda1 (that way the PV will start further
in and leave space for LILO)
 
> 2. IIRC, someone had a patch for lilo to load the kernel and initrd
>    image from a LV.  Where can I get it?  And will it go into the
>    standard lilo package?

Andreas will be along in a moment !

patrick



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