Re: A question about /srv partition
Thanks a lot for your advice, let me give it a try:)
On Apr 3, 2005 11:46 PM, Cameron Hutchison <email@example.com> wrote:
> Once upon a time Roberto C. Sanchez said...
> > Junpei Xia wrote:
> > >Thanks. I am new to LVM, I read LVM howto, but a bit confusing for me.
> > >Should I do LVM at install time, i.e, when I do the disk partitioning,
> > >or after I have installed system with a normally partitioning?
> > I would do it at install time. It is much easier than trying to convert
> > your system after the fact.
> Definately at install time if you have that option.
> For a single disk system, this is what I typically do:
> 1) Partition the disk using the standard partion tool as:
> /dev/hda1 - root filesystem (typically about 250MB)
> /dev/hda2 - swap
> /dev/hda3 - rest of disk, partition type LVM
> 2) Create a physical volume on /dev/hda3
> 3) Create a volume group on the /dev/hda3 physical volume
> 4) Create logical volumes in that volume group:
> /dev/vg0/local - /usr/local
> /dev/vg0/src - /usr/src (if you build your own kernels)
> /dev/vg0/data - /data (I put mostly multimedia files, CD images,
> vmware disk images, etc here, to keep my home
> directory manageable for backups)
> 5) Initialise each partition (both root and logical volumes) with a
> filesystem and select their mountpoints.
> I like to keep root off LVM so I dont need an initrd image to boot. It
> keeps things a little simpler.
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