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Re: [linux-lvm] root on lvm



Can somebody tell me ifthe problem I have encountered have been solved
with new Mandrake 10.0 ?
ie : 
1/ Unable to intall the / partition on a vg
2/ Resizing life of a reiserfs partition not functioning.

Thanks 

Pascal Garcia


Le sam 03/04/2004 à 00:42, Garcia Pascal a écrit :
> Here is the test I have been doing. Sory but I have to translate the
> french message then they will bot be exact.
> Installing Mandrake,
> When partitionning I ask for personal, then for expert.
> - hda1 : LVM for linuw.
> - Add to vg rootvg
> In root vg
> - 1rst partition / 3000 mb reiserfs
> - 2nd partition swap 1500 mb
> - 3rd partition 15000 mb
> 
> rest of the vg unaffected.
> 
> All installation went well until stage : installation of boot manager.
> Then a window came saying 
> =================================
> L'installation du programme d'amorçage a échoué
> pour la raison suivante
> : Fatal: Sorry, don't know how to handle device 0xfe00
> =================================
> 
> That means : The installation of the boot loader failed because of the
> following reason : Fatal ...
> 
> And of corse the system is not able to boot!
> 
> Regards
> 
> Pascal Garcia
> 
> Le mar 23/03/2004 à 21:21, Garcia Pascal a écrit :
> > Hello
> > I do not know what the problem is.
> > May be the problem has nothing to see with lvm!
> > I reinstalled0 the system two times with the same problem. In fact there
> > is a warning when configuration lilo at installation time.
> > 
> > As I did not have that much time to analyse and solve the problem (if I
> > would have been able to), I just made a / reisefs partition, and the
> > problem went away.
> > 
> > I have a remark on that, / partition in a logical volume without
> > reiserfs (or a fs that can be resized without unmounting) is non sense
> > for me, because one can not unmount / partition, and one of the interest
> > of the lvm is to adapt the size of a partition when needed.
> > 
> > I have a spare disk and when I have some time and my General let me do
> > it, I reinstall the system and write all the problems. May be this
> > week-end.
> > 
> > regards
> > Pascal garcia
> > 
> > 
> > Le mar 23/03/2004 à 20:24, Luca Berra a écrit :
> > > On Sun, Mar 21, 2004 at 09:20:26PM -0500, Jeff Layton wrote:
> > > >My solution for this (so far) is to make a non-LVM2 /boot partition and
> > > >store a kernel and initrd in that. You can then build everything else as
> > > >a LVM partition. Perhaps when the available bootloaders become LVM2
> > > >aware we'll be able to do away with a seperate /boot, but for now it
> > > >seems to be the best way to deal with it.
> > > >Cheers,
> > > >-- Jeff
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >On Fri, 2004-03-19 at 15:47, Garcia Pascal wrote:
> > > >> Hello,
> > > >> I experienced also difficulties with / and lvm2.
> > > >> configuration: 
> > > >>    MANDRAKE 10.0, 
> > > >>    kernel 2.6.3, 
> > > >>    lilo 22.5.8, 
> > > >>    reiserfs 3.6.11 ?
> > > >>    lvm 2.00.08
> > > 
> > > lilo on mandrake 10.0 is lvm2 aware.
> > > i don't know if there are reiserfs related problems that affect Pascal
> > > configuration.
> > > 
> > > L.
> > 
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