Re: Considerations for lilo removal
On 2008-06-16, William Pitcock <email@example.com> wrote:
> That patch only makes lilo map LVMs to an appropriate physical device.
> It does not guarantee that you will be able to boot off of an LV on a
> physical volume. As such, the behaviour is still undefined.
> Consider a situation where /boot spans multiple PVs, and you will see
> lilo fail to boot the system correctly.
> If /boot happens to be on a single PV, then it will work, but it is
> still not guaranteed.
I think most lvm configurations are this way, so it works for most
people using lvm && lilo.