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Re: XFS + LVM Installer

To: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: XFS + LVM Installer
From: Ric Tibbetts <ric@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 07 May 2001 10:29:42 -0700
Cc: Linux XFS <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Organization: The Boeing Company
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Eric Sandeen wrote:
> Ric Tibbetts wrote:
> > 1) How about adding LVM support at install time (Mandrake has this). It's 
> > nice
> > to lay out the Logical Volumes when you install the system. It eliminates 
> > the
> > need to tear your newly installed system apart to add LVM control (once 
> > you've
> > lived with it, you can't live without it!).
> >
> > 2) How about an XFS enabled installer for Mandrake? Just a thought... :)
> Take a look in the archives, someone is working on this (the Mandrake
> installer) - it's in the "Mandrake RPMs" thread I think.  Might be the
> best route to LVM support at install time, since adding it to the Red
> Hat installer is an unknown quantity of work...  :)

Thanks Eric!
I'll take a look at the archives.
Given that I'm running Mandrake (at the moment), and since they already have LVM
support at install time, I'll hope for the Mandrake XFS enabled installer ;)

Ric Tibbetts
Boeing Shared Services Group
UNIX System Administration
Seattle Server Operations

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