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 <email@example.com> 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).
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.