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Old 11-02-2012, 02:10 PM   #1
Stephen Morgan
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Help with lilo install after chrooting into LUKS/LVM

I messed up my initrd so I had to chroot in, but running lilo gives the following error:

Fatal: device-mapper: only linear boot device supported

Is there some option I'm missing?
Old 11-02-2012, 02:16 PM   #2
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Ah, sorry, forgot to mount /boot
Old 11-02-2012, 02:18 PM   #3
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Where is your /boot located? The initrd and kernel files cannot be on an encrypted lvm partition.

edit: nevermind, we cross-posted.

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