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1answer
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Xen doesn't boot after install [closed]

I tried to setup Xen by the instruction released on the site of my hoster. I installed Xen, completed RAID setup as it is told in the instruction. Rebooted and succesfully connected to Xen from ...
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1answer
573 views

Ubuntu 13.10 - How to disable LVM and cryptsetup? cryptsetup: evms_activate is not available

I am trying to remove whole drive encryption from my Ubuntu installation. I've run Ubuntu from Live CD, mounted crypt partition and copied it to another partition /dev/sda3. sudo cryptsetup luksOpen ...
0
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1answer
86 views

LVM RAID 1 for root

I have LVM RAID 1 (not mdadm RAID 1, but exactly LVM2 RAID 1) for my root partition. I would like to make my system boot without either of the HDDs where the underlying PVs of the root LVM partition ...
0
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2answers
111 views

Does the initramfs image file need to be updated whenever grub.conf is modified?

I am trying to puzzle out a linux boot configuration problem involving legacy grub (0.97), LVM2, and dracut and trying to eliminate a few red herrings. My trial and error process goes like so: ...
2
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1answer
321 views

KVM guest won't boot from hard disk image, but will from CD-ROM image

I'm using KVM to host a Debian unstable guest on a Debian unstable host. Emphasis on 'unstable' :-) Until recently (and until a recent round of Debian package updates on both host and guest) this was ...
0
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1answer
192 views

“LV Status NOT available” after converting root from lvm2 to lvm2+raid1 (lvconvert --type raid1)

I just converted by lvm2 root filesystem from linear lvm2 (single HDD:sda) to lvm2 raid1 (using lvconvert -m1 --type raid1 /dev/ubuntu/root /dev/sdb5 command). But after this conversion I can't boot ...
0
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1answer
283 views

How do I recover from boot error when my root is on RAID and LVM? [closed]

When a (Archlinux) system that has its root on RAID and LVM is misconfigured and does not boot, what steps are needed to recover it?
0
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1answer
99 views

Undo LVM on Fedora 13?

I had lost my boot partition. This happened quite frequently. I used to boot for recovery and rewrite the existing partioning. Last time I missed the correct option and installed LVM by mistake. Is it ...
5
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2answers
199 views

Moving an existing Linux into an LVM

We have a server with an existing Linux installation (CentOS 6) + boot partition on disk 1, and an empty disk 2. What we'd like to setup is this: One disk (1 or 2, doesn't matter): The main system ...
1
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1answer
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Booting root filesystem on LVM

I can't seem to make this work (or find info on the internet on the issue). Are there any additional settings when creating initramfs with the root filesystem on lvm? This should be the settup: ...
1
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4answers
969 views

Slow logical volume detection

I am experiencing some issues with test server lately. It was installed few days ago and worked OK until yesterday, when it did not wake up after reboot. Bootloader did not find root device. Error: ...
0
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2answers
456 views

Linux: long delay at “waiting for udev to settle…”

My notebook with Opensuse 11.3 boots very slow. With Opensuse 11.2 it was not the case. The new occurence of delays are at two places: First, and longest delay (about 40sec) is after the message ...
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2answers
317 views

What is the detailed process to remove space from a logical volume (lvm)?

The linux (fc11) box I am working with has a /boot partition and then a VolumeGroup with Logical Volumes. I am trying to do a preupgrade but do not have enough space on the boot patition. How do I ...
0
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2answers
830 views

Does /boot safe on top of a lvm LV (logical volume)?

Title already asked the question. More specifically, I read in some documents that logical volumes are nice in general but not for /boot in a linux system. They say that bootloaders don't understand ...
0
votes
3answers
286 views

What could be causing LVM errors on first boot after install in Debian?

I've installed Debian (lenny) on a machine at home. It was set up during install to have a /boot partition, then the rest was encrypted, then had an LVM ontop of that, then all the other partitons ...
3
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6answers
14k views

Kernel upgrade CentOS 5.3 mount: could not find filesystem '/dev/root'

We have a CentOS 5.3 x64 server that by default runs kernel version 2.6.18-164.11.1 and we are attempting to upgrade the box to 2.6.31.12 The drive is LVM +ext3, and the problem I'm having is when I ...
1
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1answer
771 views

Unable to boot an HP DL380 G5 running RHEL

I have an HP DL380 G5 that was in a production network as a database server, with HP StorageWorks 2012fc / MSA 2000 SMB storage. The production system has been brought down and the servers are now in ...