[Gllug] Grub on lvm

- Tethys tethys at gmail.com
Tue Jan 6 17:48:42 UTC 2009

On Tue, Jan 6, 2009 at 5:18 PM, James Hawtin <oolon at ankh.org> wrote:

> Most people normally avoid the problem, by having a minimal /boot as a
> physical partition, Personally I aways have / and /boot as real partitions
> not on LVM as it makes rescue of a dead system alot easier, being less
> reliant on the right things working in the initrd, for me the main advantage
> of lvm is being able to resize partitions later, and have never needed to
> resize /

Oddly enough, I found myself needing to increase the size of my root
filesystem just the other day (a yum update didn't have enough free
space to complete), and was glad that it was on LVM and I was able to
do so without problems...


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