[CentOS] LVM question
juvix88 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 17 03:53:56 UTC 2012
On Mon, Jan 16, 2012 at 10:38 PM, Muhammad Panji <sumodirjo at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 10:26 AM, Jonathan Vomacka <juvix88 at gmail.com>wrote:
>> CentOS Community,
>> It is to my understanding that the /boot partition should never be
>> placed on LVM and should be a physical partition on the hard drives
>> (or on top of a RAID array). Is this an accurate statement?
> Yup. Because GRUB < 1.95 cannot read it
>> Also please advise if the SWAP filesystem is safe to be placed under
>> LVM, or if this should be a hard partition / hard limit as well. I am
>> unsure if boot issues or any filesystem issues would be caused by
>> placing them on LVM. Please educate me if possible.
> The default partition from anaconda put the swap on LVM so I think that
> wouldn't be a problem.
> even if you need more swap you can make (additional) swap file.
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Okay, So I guess it is safe to say that SWAP can be placed on LVM but
/boot can not? /boot should be made with EXT3 i assume, correct?
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