[CentOS] LVM & Knoppix
kerplop at sbcglobal.net
Tue Oct 4 12:00:07 UTC 2005
Mike McCarty wrote:
> Robert wrote:
>> I'm probably missing something very simple.
>> My hard drive looks like this:
>> [root at mavis ~]# fdisk -l
>> However, if I boot e.g. KNOPPIX, I'm unable to mount anything except
>> the /boot partition on hdb1. Is there any way out of this intolerable
>> situation other than doing a full backup, repartitioning the hard
>> drive without that damnable LVM and restoring the whole thing from
>> the backup?
> You could get a rescue CD which understands LVM. Say the FC4 rescue.
Well, I *could* simply boot one of the three CentOS kernels in GRUB's
repertoire just as I do on those rare occasions I boot. I was hoping
someone could point me to a utility that will undo the LVM mess
permanently. I think I've figured out a way to accomodate my current
need to have my data available when booted into KNOPPIX but I won't be
able to try until tomorrow.
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