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    grub cannot access LVM partition anymore

    Originally Posted by Larry Webb View Comment
    This is the system I have used for grub and love it because you can change distros in the partition without worrying about grub menu.lst. This is a good tutorial and explains the how to's.
    Thanks, it looks impressive and I will have in mind when I install a new system.
    As for my existing problem, somehow my /boot partition, which was there just to boot, doesnt seam to find the LVM partition, even though I use the same menu.lst which I now use to multiboot, but which is in the the root directory of the latest linux OS.
    Posted 06-08-2009 at 09:29 PM by fritz_p fritz_p is offline
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    grub cannot access LVM partition anymore

    I found a temporary solution!
    I can boot into my opensuse.

    I put the MBR in /sda5 and I am able to boot opensuse on the LVM in /sda4 from there.
    However, originally I was booting from a /boot partition inside my LVM, inside /dev/system/root, and the MBR is not found there anymore.
    (I was confused, my /boot partition was useless, the kernel there was not anymore valid.)

    typing from /sda3 or /sda5,
    grub>find /boot/grub/stage1
    did not show me an entry in the LVM, so I assumed it was not used.

    the same thing now in my opensuse only shows me the opensuse file.
    It seams to be isolated.

    I expect some trouble in the future, but so far its fine.
    Too bad for the lost afternoon.

    Posted 06-06-2009 at 11:11 PM by fritz_p fritz_p is offline
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    grub cannot access LVM partition anymore

    I need to correct a typo above:

    In my menu.lst file I actually have

    root (hd0,2)
    kernel /boot/vmlinuz root=/dev/system/root
    resume=/dev/sustem/swap ...

    [instead of root (hd0,3), since the kernel is actually on the /boot partition, as I understand it should be]
    Posted 06-06-2009 at 09:52 PM by fritz_p fritz_p is offline


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