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Bug#418519: No option in d-i to setup an entire (whole) disk as LVM physical volume

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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