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Re: [linux-lvm] Red Hat upgrade over existing LVM



On Sat, 6 Apr 2002, Nick Urbanik wrote:

> Dear team,
>
> We have a number of servers with /usr and /var on LVM.  The difficulty
> arises when upgrading from one version of Red Hat to another; the
> installation disks do not recognise the logical volumes.
>
> Do any of you have any reasonable approach to solving this?  Do I need
> to create a new network installation boot disk with a small kernel with
> support for LVM and scripts to turn on LVM groups?
Why do all people think they need to reboot the maschine to upgrade
software? This is not NT :-)

Switch to runlevel 1 (may be optional), mount the CD and use rpm -F (or
-U).

Bye...

	Dirk
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