Re: Want to move from root LVM/LILO to LVM/Grub
Jason Martens wrote:
Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
On Mon, 03 Oct 2005, Mirko Parthey wrote:
I didn't verify it, but I suspect there is no grub version with such
And depending on how LVM/device-mapper is employed to map the root
partition, it would be *very* difficult for grub to do so.
Why so? Isn't that the reason for the file_system_type_stage1_5?
ISTM that one could simply write a lvm_e2fs_stage1_5 or whatever
and instruct GRUB to use it. Have I missed something?
One may want to ressurect the idea of /boot in a separate, simple,
Thanks all, this makes sense now. I re-installed with a regular old
root partition for boot and root, and grub installed just fine. Good to
know for future reference.
standalone partition for grub use, which nothing more complex than RAID1
being done there...
Or just stick with LILO.
I have yet to understand what advantage LVM gives me. Can anyone
explain why LVM was added, and what advantages/disadvantages
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