[LAU] [OT] Fedora installation problem

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando at ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Thu Sep 15 18:59:48 UTC 2011

On 09/14/2011 11:14 AM, Dave Phillips wrote:
> Dave Phillips wrote:
>> Paul Davis wrote:
>>> the fundamental problem here is that Fedora uses LVM as its default
>>> partition type, and this is not supported by a variety of older/other
>>> linux distributions.
>>> ...
>> ...
>> IIUC, I should be able to mount the partition with the live disc, just
>> not with the mount command. My mind is near-crumbling anyway, I might
>> as well give it a final push.
> Haha, forget that. I just looked at the man page for mdadm.
> Mindblowingly difficult indeed, too much for this bear of little brain.

that would be the lv* utilities (mdadm is for raid setups), anyway, I 
see you went with custom partitioning which is what I always do.

-- Fernando

> Time to figure a new course of action, but alas, both Arch and Gentoo
> appear to require far more time than I have for setting up those systems.
> As a matter of fact, I need only a base system - with a precompiled
> Xorg, thank you - and the build-essential packages. I can then build the
> apps I need.
> It would certainly simplify things here if AV Linux were 64-bit savvy. ;)

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