Lenny (testing) : installation on an existing LVM ?
On Saturday 17 November 2007 16:41, Gilles Mocellin wrote:
> Le Saturday 17 November 2007 16:35:36 Bruno Costacurta, vous avez écrit*:
> > Hello to all,
> > I'm planning to install lenny on a LVM partition.
> > As I started the installation (via a recent netinst ISO image), the LVM
> > disk is correctly detected but however it seems I cannot work
> > with it as the installer suggest to format the partition as it doesn't
> > recognize anything on it (already have logical volume on it, precisely a
> > Fedora and a ext2 dedicated to downloads).
> So, what do you mean when you say "LVM disk is correctly detected" ?
> I assume that you mean, the physical disk is detected (driver OK) but not
> the LVM Physical Volume on it.
No. Indeed the Physical Volume LVM is correctly detected but none of the two
filesystems on it (ext3 and ext2) are found.
> > Is it possible, via the installer, to install on a LVM ?
> > If not is there other way to prepare the logical volume separately and
> > then proceed the installation ?
> I should work, I have already done it.
> I think you can report that as a bug.
> But before, try other Installation CD or methods (Etch CD, Lenny
> businesscard, PXE...), to see if it's only the Netinst CD, or more globally
> the Debian Installer kernel/initrd.
I'll download another ISO and try. I'll keep you in touch.