Re: Suggestions for Partitioning of new Laptop
2012/5/23 Steven Chamberlain <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> I wasn't sure so I just tried it... it seems GNU/kFreeBSD's d-i doesn't
> have the means to manage LVM. But I read recently that it should at
> least able to detect existing LVM volumes:
That's correct. The meta-data is readonly but new file systems can be
created using pre-existing volumes.
> I tried creating an ext2-formatted LVM2 volume on an msdos primary
> partition from Squeeze GNU/Linux, but d-i didn't see that either; it
> only listed the 'physical volume' msdos partition, as unused.
> Maybe the metadata needs to be old LVM (not LVM2) for the FreeBSD kernel
> to understand it? Or perhaps partitioning must be different.
It works fine, at least with the LVM version created by Squeeze D-I.
You just need to load the module by hand, see: