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Re: [linux-lvm] Reducing the size of a physical volume



I confirm Mandrake 9.2 is able to install on LVM.
That includes booting from LVM and using a LV as root fileystem.
you need to chose expert install to be able to do this tough.

Regards,
L.
On Mon, Oct 20, 2003 at 09:31:25AM -0400, Brian J. Murrell wrote:
On Fri, 2003-10-17 at 17:20, Charles Lacour wrote:

I wanted to check out Mandrake 9.2,

Good idea. :-)


so I set up a "mandrake"
logical volume, but Mandrake doesn't seem to support LVM

[ disclaimer: I have not gone through an "installation" of 9.2 yet -- all of my systems were 9.1 which I just urpmi --auto-select upgraded after reconfiguring the sources -- but unless anything has changed since 9.1, my comments should be accurate ]

It sure does!  Diskdrake has supported creating PVs, VGs and LVs for
quite a few releases now but not creating / as an LV.  As of the last
release or two, I submitted enhancements to the installer to allow
installation onto a root LV.

Did you choose "Expert" installation, or choose the "Advanced" mode when
you got into Diskdrake?  You likely need to do that to see the LVM
options.



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