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RE: [linux-lvm] Converting my Root file system to LVM [lastquestion]



> From: linux-lvm-admin sistina com [mailto:linux-lvm-admin sistina com]On
> Behalf Of Rupert Heesom
> Sent: Thursday, May 24, 2001 10:53 PM
> To: linux-lvm sistina com
> Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] Converting my Root file system to LVM
> [lastquestion]
>
>
> On 24 May 2001 00:41:18 -0600, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> > Steve Wray writes:
> > Actually, I posted a similar question to linux-kernel, but I

This is a mis-quote. I didn't write this.
Just thought I'd make sure the record was straight since this is being
archived!



> > lost in the noise.  Basically, it _is_ possible to have a "finitrd" for
> > just this situation (at least on 2.4).  You unmount all but root, set up
> > a ramfs, and pivot_root into the ramfs.  You can then unmount root (not
> > just a read-only remount), and properly shutdown LVM/RAID/etc.  Haven't
> > tried it myself, but it should work.



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