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Bug#255189: partman-auto: should use LVM

On Sat, Jun 26, 2004 at 01:45:53PM +0200, martin f krafft wrote:
> also sprach Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> [2004.06.25.1808 +0200]:
> > On the other hand, if I'm installing a system with d-i, I probably
> > don't want to use lvm. I prefer to keep my systems simple and
> > I don't need the complication of lvm on them. This is a personal
> > preference, and maybe I shouldn't be using the autopartitioner.
> > But if lvm support is added, we need to at least consider giving
> > users the option of profiles that don't use it.
> Yes, certainly. In expert mode. But, provided that LVM has reached
> a stable point (which it seems to have), the average user will
> likely profit from LVM in that a second harddisk can be easily
> inserted into the system. Much better than additional mount points
> and the like...

Just beware that we don't have working d-i LVM on all architectures yet.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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