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Re: Still unable to install grub 2 on my lvm setup

From: Bean
Subject: Re: Still unable to install grub 2 on my lvm setup
Date: Mon, 7 Jul 2008 23:05:33 +0800

On Mon, Jul 7, 2008 at 10:50 PM, Jean-Christophe Haessig
<address@hidden> wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm still trying to build and use the latest GRUB cvs version when there
> seems to be some movement in the LVM field. There was a thread in the ML
> three weeks ago and I tried it again, but I still get the same errors as
> I got, back in January.
> The system can be booted with a floppy where the latest GRUB was
> installed, but the same version is unable to install itself on the hard
> drive. It tries to «embed» the «core.img» because the root is on LVM,
> but reports that there is not enough space to do this.
> I'm still puzzled about where GRUB wants to embed this image (after the
> boot sector, it seems), but looking at the LVM structures it doesn't
> seem to be any room there... Last January I couldn't get a clear answer
> about this, neither if what I'm trying to do is even supported.


You need to use the lzma patch, which reduces the size of core.img.


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