LVM thinp expectations in anaconda 20

Chris Murphy lists at
Mon Sep 30 18:14:30 UTC 2013

On Sep 30, 2013, at 10:34 AM, Alasdair G Kergon <agk at> wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 10:04:08AM -0600, Chris Murphy wrote:
>> For an LV to take advantage of thinp snapshots needs to be a virtual
>> size LV drawn from the thin pool, correct? So it is a virtual size LV
>> in any case, it's just that the installer isn't going to let users
>> specify total LV virtual sizes greater than the pool, right?
> Yes, that's my undestanding.\

Tried it and checked the anaconda log, and the resulting layout with ssm list. It's as described. LVs home and root are virtual sized LV's, and swap is a conventional LV.

One problem though is that the resulting system doesn't boot. I'm dropped to a dracut shell. Filed a bug:

Chris Murphy

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