won't dual boot: 2 disks and LVM
Dean S. Messing
deanm at sharplabs.com
Tue Dec 18 23:56:03 UTC 2007
Felix Miata wrote:
: On 2007/12/18 15:10 (GMT) michael apparently typed:
: > I'm looking for a solution for (re-)installing WinXP on my slave disk
: > when I have Fedora and LVM on the master disk. In the past I've opened
: > up the box and unplugged the Fedora/LVM disk in order for WinXP to
: > install okay. But this seems much too drastic. Even swapping disk order
: > (in BIOS) doesn't help - WinXP installation sits there "forever" when
: > checking current config.
: > Whilst I cannot find any definite reference stating "MS WinXP cannot
: > handle LVM" it does seem to be the culprit.
: > Anybody got any such definitive references or other help?
: It might help us help you to see the output of fdisk -l for each disk.
: This might be of some use understanding:
This link appears to be dead.
By the bye, there's a parallel discussion of Michael's thread over on
the [linux-lvm] list. I don't know if it's correct, but this answer
to Michael's identical question over there seems useful to the discussion:
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