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Re: [linux-lvm] bootloader questions



this is perhaps the wrong mailing list but is this the case with
software raid as well? although, i believe the software raid must be
raid level 1.

On Mon, 2005-02-21 at 12:50, Jean-Luc Coulon (f5ibh) wrote:
> Le 21.02.2005 21:37:54, rich turner a écrit :
> > if i have root(/) on a logical volume, is it required that i have
> > /boot
> > on a separate filesystem? does /boot have to be a partition?
> > 
> > the boot loaders i need to support are lilo and grub. do the answers
> > to
> > the above question vary if i use lilo or grub?
> 
> 
> both lilo and grub can boot the root filesystem as a logical volume.
> 
> but grub cannot boot /boot from a logical volume.
> With lilo it can either be a separate lv, a partition, a disk, what you  
> what. With grub it should be outside of the logical volume manager  
> (IIRC, there is a patch for grub to use /boot on a LV but I've never  
> found/tried it)
> 
> 
> > 
> > thanks for the help
> 
> Regards
> 
> Jean-Luc
> 
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