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To: Austin Gonyou <austin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: GRUB + LVM + XFS?
From: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Date: 07 Jan 2002 12:39:43 -0600
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <1010427293.29260.3.camel@UberGeek>
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On Mon, 2002-01-07 at 12:14, Austin Gonyou wrote:
> Is it possible to boot a LVM XFS root with GRUB?

I think lvm root will require an initial ram disk to construct the
volumes - configuration comes from user space right? Grub reads from 
the filesystem directly, and I do not know if it can deal with anything
other than a basic partition to read data from. You would have to have
the boot partition be non-lvm I think.


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> Austin Gonyou
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> Coremetrics, Inc.
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