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Re: (still ?) root on LVM problems

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: (still ?) root on LVM problems
Date: Sun, 13 Jan 2008 00:26:28 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Sat, Jan 12, 2008 at 10:29:43PM +0100, Jean-Christophe Haessig wrote:
> Le samedi 12 janvier 2008 à 16:12 +0100, Robert Millan a écrit :
> > Try latest CVS.
> Done, but no success.
> > You'll still have to add "pc" (or "gpt") module manually (--modules 
> > parameter).
> These modules are for grub itself, right ? My problems seem to be
> caused by the installer. I can boot my system from a GRUB floppy
> by issuing the correct commands.
> When I try to install GRUB on the hard disk, the installer writes in the
> MBR (first block), the second block, and a number of subsequent blocks
> (this seems to be the grub image). The LVM metadata is overwritten by 
> this. Isn't the installer supposed to detect where it can safely write ?

Try re-running grub-setup with verbose flag on, and see what it prints.

Robert Millan

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