[CentOS] Apparently no swap configured

Christopher Chan christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Wed Oct 29 00:33:23 UTC 2008


nate wrote:
> William L. Maltby wrote:
> 
>> All this raised a question in my mind. What's the value of have a swap
>> managed by LVM? ISTM that: 1) swap is usually configured to be the
> 
> I think the main reason would be simplicity, assuming you have
> other volumes created and not just a single VG with a single
> LV in it for swap.
> 
> Though I don't use LVM on the internal disks of my systems, have
> had too many headaches over the years with anaconda puking during
> installation with kickstart when using LVM. I only use LVM on
> SAN volumes.

Centos/RHEL 5's anaconda has that licked. Feel free to do it with 
kickstart again. I have eight new boxes setup with kickstart doing lvm 
on mirrored partitions. /boot on its own mirrored partition.


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