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

Michael Scherer misc at zarb.org
Mon Feb 21 13:19:23 CET 2011

Le lundi 21 février 2011 à 10:56 +0100, Wolfgang Bornath a écrit :
> 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 do run lvm on Fedora and mac os x without any trouble. Windows will
not support any linux file system more than lvm, and the same goes for
os x. 

For a linux system, a lvm logical volume is just another disk. 

Michael Scherer

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