[CentOS] vgrename, lvrename

Robert Heller heller at deepsoft.com
Mon Sep 13 12:23:36 EDT 2010


At Mon, 13 Sep 2010 15:55:01 +0100 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:

> 
> On 09/11/2010 08:45 PM, drew einhorn wrote:
> > So I booted up the system using the CentOS 5.5 LiveCD,
> > but the LiveCD makes the logical volumes browsable using Nautilus,
> > so they are still active and I can't rename them.
> 
> 
> Rather than the livecd, you might want to just boot the installer into 
> rescue mode. You will have none of the issues you ran into.

Right.  The installer in rescue mode 'magically' deals with the stuff
like /sys, /proc, and /dev when it chroots you to your installed
system.  The shell you end up at is all set up properly.  You do want
to be careful about uname -r: if your system has a newer (or otherwise
different, such as centos plus) kernel installed, you will need to
specifiy the kernel version manually.

> 
> - KB
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