LVM support? On root?

David Hart ubuntu at
Wed Apr 5 17:40:29 UTC 2006

On Wed, Apr 05, 2006 at 12:35:03PM -0400, Al Gordon wrote:
> On 4/5/06, Francisco Borges <f.borges at> wrote:
> >
> > I just asked about partitions today... there are this bug in my head
> > telling me there were beter ways to do it, I guess the answer is LVM.
> >
> > Does Ubuntu kernels initialize LVM partitions? i.e. Can I have root on a
> > LVM?
> >
> The short answer: Yes.

/boot needs to be on an ordinary partition (50MB or so should be enough)
so that the boot loader can see the kernel and initrd.

David Hart <ubuntu at>

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