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

reassign 418519 partman-lvm
severity 418519 wishlist
tags 418519 wontfix

On Tuesday 10 April 2007 15:33, Meder Bakirov wrote:
> On Tuesday 10 April 2007, Frans Pop wrote:
> > 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.

That something is possible is not always sufficient reason to add support 
for it. I'll reassign your request to the correct component, but I'm also 
going to tag it "wontfix" as implementing it would mean more code (which 
would need to be tested) without any real benefits.

Maybe others can provide reasons why we should support this.


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