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Bug#410710: installation-report: Should allow creation of lvm volumes in expert mode

Frans Pop <elendil@planet.nl> 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

Regards, Frank
Dr. Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)

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