On Tuesday 10 April 2007, Frans Pop wrote: > On Tuesday 10 April 2007 11:57, Meder Bakirov wrote: > > There is no option in debian-installer to setup an entire (whole) disk > > as LVM physical volume (PV). > > > > e.g.: I have two disks (/dev/sda, /dev/sdb) and I want to setup > > /dev/sdb as a physical volume (PV) as in 'pvcreate /dev/sdb'. Now, in > > d-i, I have to create a partition to make my second disk an LVM PV. > > What's so bad about having to create a partition that spans the whole > disk? I am doing this way right now. But LVM also allows us to use a whole disk as a PV, so I just wanted to know, if there are any reasons, we are not doing this way in a Debian. Logically, it seems, we should use an entire disk as a PV, if we intent to give it to LVM, anyway.
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