[CentOS] Manual partitioning and LVM

Sun Oct 20 18:18:30 UTC 2019
Ljubomir Ljubojevic <centos at plnet.rs>

On 10/20/19 7:25 PM, Kenneth Porter wrote:
> I can't seem to figure out how to partition for install. I've tried both
> CentOS 8 and 7.7 netinstalls.
> I've got 3 disks: sda (big hardware RAID array), sdb (SSD), and sdc
> (internal SD card for booting). I want to put /boot on sdc, /usr on sdb,
> and / on sda. I don't care what format is used on sdb and sdc, whatever
> will let it boot. I want LVM on sda so that I can use snapshotting for
> backups.
> I can pre-format sdb1 and sdc1 as ext4 usinga gparted live DVD. If I
> select manual partitioning, I can then label and assign those two to
> /usr and /boot. I can see sda in the drives available on the first
> detination screen but but I don't see it in the manual partitioning
> screen. So I don't see how to partition and format it as an LVM volume
> that I can mount to /.

Do you select (green "checkbox") all three disks on the first
destination screen before you enter manual partitioning?

Ljubomir Ljubojevic
(Love is in the Air)
PL Computers
Serbia, Europe

StarOS, Mikrotik and CentOS/RHEL/Linux consultant