Install Ubuntu on existing RAID1 LVM partition?

Felipe Figueiredo philsf79 at
Mon Feb 4 05:58:38 UTC 2008

Em Monday 04 February 2008 02:06:43 Sean Carolan escreveu:
> > 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 
> 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!

What exactly didn't work? The data and home LV's should've been added without 
problems during the manual partitioning using the alternative CD. I've done 
it several times. 

Did you try to re-use the root partition from the CentOS installation without 


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