[CentOS] Installing on LVM on SW-RAID

Dnk d.k.emaillists at gmail.com
Sat Mar 28 02:25:32 UTC 2009

I went through this EXACT thing last month, and with help of the list,  
I got it done. I can send you my step by step tomorrow.


On 27-Mar-09, at 7:07 PM, Norberto Bensa <nbensa at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello list,
> I'm trying to install CentOS 5.2 on LVM on a SW-RAID level 1, but I'm
> unable to understand how to use the installer correctly.
> What I'm trying to do is emulate something I've already done with
> another distro where:
> sda5 \
>           RAID1 --> /boot
> sdb5 /
> sda6 \
>           RAID1 --> LVM --> /root, /home, /usr, /var... etc.
> sdb6 /
> I've succesfully created the raid, and the PV for LVM, but I can't
> figure out how to create a VG inside the PV.
> Is it possible using the installer, or should I better install it
> using one disk, and once installed create the raid/pv/vg, and move
> everything around by hand?
> Many thanks in advance,
> Norberto
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