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Re: XFS + LVM Installer

To: Ric Tibbetts <ric@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: XFS + LVM Installer
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 07 May 2001 12:21:43 -0500
Cc: Linux XFS <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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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...  :)

-Eric

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