etch/EVMS upgrade to lenny
2009/2/18 Oliver Dr. Muth <email@example.com>:
> Hi Adrian
> thanks for the quick reply.
>> Are the partitions Native EVMS or are they normal partitions accessed
>> through the /dev/evms/ mount points?
> Most of them are native EVMS, because I occasionally used the snapshot function. They are EVMS on LVM2 on a software RAID.
> I could probably convert them back into "compatibility volumes".
> My main goal with EVMS was to have a nice GUI that allows to resize/shrink partitions with different filesystems - without having to remember all commmand line options.
>> Have you tried booting the system using the lenny install media and
>> selecting rescue mode to see if the partitions can still be accessed
>> without changing your system?
> I wanted to upgrade via the Net, so I don't have installation media yet.
> I guess the best way is to first convert all volumes back from EVMS to "compatibility"(especially root), then make some space on the RAID and install a minimal lenny as rescue system. I would have to install lenny last, otherwise it would change the grub boot sector and I'd be stuck, right?
You can always skip the installing grub step in the installer.
24x7x365 != 24x7x52 Stupid or bad maths?
<erno> hm. I've lost a machine.. literally _lost_. it responds to
ping, it works completely, I just can't figure out where in my
apartment it is.
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