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Re: mkinitrd & evms. Chicken and egg?

On Fri, Jul 01, 2005 at 01:54:55PM +0200, Tom Larard wrote:
> Hi,
> I'd like to mount my root partition on /dev/evms/hda1. Currently it is
> mounted on /dev/hda1.  (The reason for wanting to do this is so I can
> use hda[2-10] with evms)
> Mkinitrd correctly probes my root device (as it is now), and notices
> that it is not an evms volume, and hence excludes the evms programs
> from the initrd. It will create an initrd with evms support if the
> root partition is already *already* mounted through evms, but I can't
> do that until I have an initrd with evms support!
> I looked at the ROOT=probe option in the mkinitrd.conf, which seems to
> allow specifying the root device and its type, but I couldn't find any
> examples of what to enter here.
> Is there some way to force mkinitrd to add the evms support? 
Would chroot do it?

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