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Re: lvm vs traditional partitioning

On Sat, Dec 23, 2006 at 05:30:43PM +0000, Alan Chandler wrote:
> On Friday 22 December 2006 23:05, Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
> > I don't know about booting LVM, though. I
> > think you still need traditional partitions for that. 
> You can, but you need your initramfs to load the appropriate modules.  

yeah, makes sense.

> (I do not - I prefer to make a standard size partition for Root, and 
> then use LVM to add logical volumes to that as and when necessary)
> I have everything on raid but not lvm - but LVM I then use for
> /var/cache
> /usr/lib/openoffice

heh heh. that's funny. I know its bloated, but giving it a whole lvm
partition??! ;-)


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