Re: Previously working LVM setup mysteriously broken.
On Thu, Dec 07, 2006 at 09:33:33AM +0100, Loïc Minier <firstname.lastname@example.org> was heard to say:
> some trivia first:
> - Debian's lilo is patched with an unofficial patch for device-mapper
> support which was not updated since mid 2005
> - Debian just hits the problem, but it seems to be a common problem if
> I look at google queries; see also:
> The conclusion of most threads / (open) bug reports / forums is that
> you should not have /boot on md / lvm / whatever, but since this used
> to work, I suppose we are somehow bound to continue supporting this.
If that's the case, the installer team needs to print a much bigger
warning. As of a month or two ago, they just say you can't use Grub for
boot-on-raid, but that Lilo works (that's how I got my system set up).
As an irrelevant aside, I actually tried to set up a separate /boot with
grub and/or lilo, but neither seemed to be able to handle that configuration
at all (I don't remember why at the moment; I think it smelled like some weird