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Re: Previously working LVM setup mysteriously broken.

On Fri, December 8, 2006 4:12, Daniel Burrows said:
> On Thu, Dec 07, 2006 at 09:33:33AM +0100, Loïc Minier <lool@dooz.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:
>>    https://launchpad.net/distros/ubuntu/+source/lilo-installer/+bug/23835
>>  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).

Don't mix up boot-on-raid and boot-on-device-mapper, they are two
different things using different kernel subsystems (md and dm).

boot-on-raid(1) works fine.

David Härdeman

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