On 02/27/2014 08:03 PM, Kenny Noe wrote: > Thanks to all the replies... Very interesting stuff... However I'm still > trying to understand how to have a hardware RAID 5 (4x 1TB disk) system and > load CentOS on it. I'm looking for the UEFI bios but don't understand > this. I want to install LVM on top of the single RAID volume, then I can > create several LVMs like the HowTos, Wikis and Blogs all say. I just can't > get over this first hurdle and get the OS to boot. > > any other thoughts? I think you still need to have /boot on a non-LVM partition. A small 500MB partition is sufficient. You might also need to disable "secure boot" or some such option in the bios.