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Bug#247051: Package: installation-reports - laptop /lvm root


On Tue, 2004-05-04 at 07:04, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> * Gordon Heydon <gordon@heydon.com.au> [2004-05-03 12:06]:
> > I am not sure, I testing under vmware last time, this time I found a
> > spare hd for my laptop that I could use, so I tested on that instead.
> And the PCMCIA was not found here?

No, It's didn't seem to load the pcmcia packages. But then again I don't
know if it uses the kernel pcmcia, or the other exteral patches

> > > > 2. again when creating lvm disk pvcreate was not executed.
> > > > 3. when installing on the base system the devices for the lvm was not created 
> > > >    in the chroot'ed environment, so the kernel was unable to install.
> > > 
> > > Hmm, I'll investigate this tomorrow.  Did you run pvcreate by hand, or
> > > how did you get lvm to work if pvcreate was not run?
> > > 
> > Yes to get past this, I had to run pvcreate by hand, and then I was able
> > to proceed with the creation of the filesystems and loading of the core
> > system.
> On the device you wanted to create an LVM partition on, did this
> partition have an existing Linux (or something else) partition
> already, or was it a fresh disk?

It did have installed windows 2000, and I just blew away and then
created the lvm and swap patitions.

Also on a side note, and I know that it is experimental, is that under
2.6, debian installer couldn't load the lvm-mod module. I think it is
called something else now.


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