Install Ubuntu on existing RAID1 LVM partition?

Sean Carolan scarolan at
Mon Feb 4 04:06:43 UTC 2008

> All the LVM partitions sit on top of a software RAID1 array.  Will the
> alternate install CD let me use /dev/mapper/raid1-root for my OS, /dev/hdb2
> for my boot, and leave the other partitions alone?

If anyone's interested this experiment did not go well.  Ubuntu was unable to
re-use the existing partition so I had to wipe them and go with a fresh
install.  Good thing I keep regular backups.  At least it didn't nuke my
Windows XP partition so I won't have to re-install all my games!

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