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Does LVM need a partition table?

It appears that I am able to successfully do a pvcreate on top of a raw block device, without ever taking the step of creating a partition table. I am then able to create a volume group, logical ...
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kpartx verbose info: what does it mean?

When mounting images with the wonderful kpartx in verbose mode it displays some, likely very useful, information: # kpartx -av wheezy_cln.img add map loop0p1 (252:2): 0 131072 linear /dev/loop0 2048 ...
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CentOS kickstart automated setup with parted / RAID

I'm trying to use parted to partition my entire drives automatically during the CentOS kickstart install, however, I'm getting two issues with my install. I want to kickstart my installs across ...
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How to install CentOs 5.8 on 3TB disk with RAID 1 on Hetzner EX 4S (10 TB) server?

I have installed centos 5.8 with Hetzner server rescue mode but its disk parttion table is in MSDOS formate which does not support more than 2 TB space of disk so i need to change the partition table ...
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no special files in /dev/ after partition created with parted

I've created two partitions with parted: mklabel gpt mkpart primary ext4 1 80% mkpart primary ext4 80% -1 after reboot these are properly shown parted /dev/sdc print Model: easyRAID Q12 (scsi) ...