[CentOS] LVM question

Gordon Messmer yinyang at eburg.com
Tue Jan 17 17:45:22 UTC 2012

On 01/16/2012 07:26 PM, Jonathan Vomacka wrote:
> 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?

Not necessarily "never" but not if your boot loader is GRUB 0.95.

/boot should be on a regular partition or an MD RAID1 partition on 
storage that is available to the BIOS (single drive or RAID volume on a 
controller with a boot ROM).

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