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Re: [SLUG] clone non-LVM system onto new LVM drive
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] clone non-LVM system onto new LVM drive
- From: Jake Anderson <yahoo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2011 22:49:21 +1000
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Thanks for the cpio hint.
Next, how do I persuade the new partition to boot? Do I have to do
some magic with grub? If so, what? Do I cpio the old /boot onto the
new, non-LVM boot partition? or can I use /boot within the new LV?
Everything I read says to put /boot into a non-lvm partition. Does
grub-install from a live CD give me the opportunity to spell out the
I don't want to simply experiment in case I do bad things.
I have no experience with LVM until now.
you may well need to build a new initrd as well
dunno for sure but there is magic involving chrooting into your new lvm
instance and doing stuff.