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Re: [linux-lvm] upgrade lvm version



On Mon, Jan 21, 2002 at 01:17:40PM +0100, Stefan Huber wrote:
> hello list
> 
> i would like to upgrade my kernel from 2.2.14 to 2.2.19
> question:
> 
>  can i first upgrade the lvm version and later the kernel ?

Nope, you need to upgrade the tools *and* the kernel in parallel
because the interface between the driver and the user tools has been changed.

Assuming that you donÄt have root on an LV, please remember to have a
lilo configuration which enables you to boot
the old kernel *and* a copy of /sbin/e2fsadm, /sbin/[lp]v*, /sbin/vg*
plus /lib/*lvm* online in order to recover in case of problems.
Copy those files to a /sbin and a /lib subdirectory, so that you can access
them in single user mode.

Because this is a major upgrade, please take backups of your data including
the LVM metadata backups in /etc/lvmconf/* !

> 
> i`m using lvm 0.8e and i plan to upgrade to lvm 1.0.
> 
> greeeetzzzzz
> 
> s
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