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Re: [Xen-users] Prevent partitioning on LVM

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Prevent partitioning on LVM
From: Michele <ftf@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 5 Aug 2009 16:34:55 +0200
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Hi Pasi,

That's the point: I'd rather not partition them in the installer and
instead create the two partitions myself. Is it possible?

- Michele

On Wed, Aug 5, 2009 at 4:10 PM, Pasi Kärkkäinen<pasik@xxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 05, 2009 at 03:41:39PM +0200, Michele wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I was wondering if there's a way to force a certain partitioning
>> schema when using LVM.
>> Let me explain: I would like to create two LVM volumes in the dom0,
>> format one as ext3 and the other one as a swap partition. Then I'd
>> like to install CentOS using the first one as the root partition and
>> the second one as the swap partition. The problem is the installer
>> wants to repartition both volumes. It says: "/dev/hda1 currently has a
>> loop partition layout"
>> Is there a way to create and format those volumes in a way that will
>> be usable by the installer.
> First of all you should present the LVM volumes as /dev/xvda1 and
> /dev/xvda2, or even better as /dev/xvda and do the partitioning in the
> CentOS installer in the domU.
> -- Pasi

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