Bug#410710: installation-report: Should allow creation of lvm volumes in expert mode
Frans Pop <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Tuesday 13 February 2007 10:32, Frank Küster wrote:
>> Well, I must have been blind: I just didn't find anything in the
>> "manual partitioning" screen that looked like it would allow me to
>> create lvm volumes. But I must admit that I did not read that part of
>> the installation guide in advance (and didn't have an other connected
>> machine at hand at the moment).
> You need to select a partition for "Use as physical volume for LVM" first.
> After that a new option to set up LVM will appear in the main menu of
> partman. Same goes for manual setup of RAID and crypto.
Ah, that way. I didn't know anything of the internals of LVM, and I
somehow assumed that the disk would not be partitioned in advance, but
first LVM volumes would be created.
Well, I've learned that now (and just resized my volumes appropriately);
maybe a sentence like yours above could be added to the online help in
Dr. Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)