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flupke wrote: > 1. Is it possible to have grub read stuff from an lvm parition or > will i have to make a non lvm partition just to place the boot > partition on so grub can reach the initrd-lvm image? /boot must be on a non-LVM partition. > 2. In the case that i have to make a non lvm partition: i already > made the whole /dev/hdb as lvm. Can i resize it with fdisk and > not lose any data No. -- Markku Kolkka [email]markku.kolkkaiki.fi[/email]...

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    flupke wrote:
    > 1. Is it possible to have grub read stuff from an lvm parition or
    > will i have to make a non lvm partition just to place the boot
    > partition on so grub can reach the initrd-lvm image?
    /boot must be on a non-LVM partition.
    > 2. In the case that i have to make a non lvm partition: i already
    > made the whole /dev/hdb as lvm. Can i resize it with fdisk and
    > not lose any data
    No.

    --
    Markku Kolkka
    [email]markku.kolkkaiki.fi[/email]
    Markku Kolkka Guest

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    "Markku Kolkka" <markku.kolkkaiki.fi> wrote in message
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    > > 2. In the case that i have to make a non lvm partition: i already
    > > made the whole /dev/hdb as lvm. Can i resize it with fdisk and
    > > not lose any data
    >
    > No.
    Hhhmm. Can i work around it via a bootdisk?
    I don't feel like reinstalling the server. Then again if it's necessary
    to get a bootable system, i won't have another choice since
    if fear my hda is going to crash any time now.

    Benedict


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