[Dirvish] LVM2

Jason Boxman jasonb at edseek.com
Tue Mar 1 14:47:02 PST 2005

On Sunday 27 February 2005 20:33, Brian Martin wrote:
> I've been using LVM2 on SUSE for quite some time, and been pretty
> satisfied. Yes, you can do this on installation.  I don't recommend it for
> the root partition, or boot if it's a separate partition, as it complicates
> various kinds of recoveries.  For example, if you've hosed /etc/passwd or
> /etc/fstab and want to fix it with Knoppix, Knoppix doesn't understand LVM2
> yet so won't let you get to those files.

I had the same problem, but fortunately the Debian Installer RC2 lets you 
manipulate LVM2 once you've bootstrapped the installer.  I am now no longer 
uncomfortable with my root partition living under LVM.

More information about the Dirvish mailing list