Re: lvm and multiboot
On Fri, Apr 03, 2009 at 04:20:43PM +0300, Tapani Tarvainen wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 02, 2009 at 11:36:27PM -0500, zhang zhengquan (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> > If I use lvm for the rest of the drive except /boot, can I possibly
> > reduce the size of the lvm volume group and get some free space
> > unformatted not controlled by lvm?
> You can, but that'll be a lot easier if you create multiple
> partitions to begin with: freeing an entire partition from
> lvm is easier than reducing the size of one, and it doesn't
> really cost anything.
> So, for maximum flexibility create a small (200MB or so)
> partition for /boot and a suitable selection of partitions
> with different sizes so that you can later combine them
> in various ways.
This is exactly what I am thinking of before the installation.
Anyway, I have already have the 250G disk for the server partitioned in
to a /boot of 200M and others for lvm with only one logical volume / .
In the future I would like to split / in to /var, /usr, /srv /home,
> Tapani Tarvainen
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