[Mageia-dev] time to switch from raw partitions to lvm?

Maarten Vanraes maarten.vanraes at gmail.com
Mon Feb 21 12:41:34 CET 2011

Op maandag 21 februari 2011 10:56:23 schreef Wolfgang Bornath:
> Another part of the discussion may be the fact that a large number of
> users are running dual (or multiple) boot systems, keeping the
> pre-installed Windows and adding Linux. Others will have Windows and
> Mandriva, adding Mageia.
> While LVM may be nice if you are running one OS on one harddisk, it
> may be not so easy when running 3 OS on one harddisk. Or different
> installations of the same Linux (like stable version and cauldron).

I think we ALL agree on LVM being present in diskdrake during installation.

However, alot of things can go wrong if a user fiddles with those, so i would 
keep it hidden under expert mode (not by default).

just my opinion

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