[CentOS-virt] img partitioning & swap
dennisml at conversis.de
Sun Nov 1 12:34:46 UTC 2009
On 11/01/2009 10:51 AM, Manuel Wolfshant wrote:
> On 11/01/2009 08:37 AM, Brett Worth wrote:
>> Christopher G. Stach II wrote:
>>>> I'd recommend not using LVM inside the images because if you just have
>>>> a raw disk image in
>>>> there with regular partitions you can mount it on dom0 (with losetup)
>>>> for maintenance. I
>>>> don't think that would be possible with LVM.
>>> But it is.
>> I guess that's informative so why don't I feel informed? :-)
>> OK. I'll bite. How?
> using the procedure described at
It should be mentioned that it's important not to accept the default volume
group name when using LVM as that will lead to a collision in a case such
as this where the VG name of both host and guest might end up beeing
"VolGroup00". I hope RHEL/Centos 6 chooses better defaults based on the
hostname for example.
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