Re: How to Keep Track of Changes to the System
- Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2017 17:39:34 -0400
- From: rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: How to Keep Track of Changes to the System
On Wednesday, August 30, 2017 10:56:44 PM ray wrote:
> Thank you. This is an interesting way to store the broken system. It will
> be like a junk yard that I can copy out of.
> Partitioning will be a challenge. Currently, this is laptop runs LVM. I
> have two groups. The system is on one, the other I plan on using for VM
> storage. I could break the one for VMs into groups for file systems. I
> am not sure how to use this. Once I have these different groups, if I
> want to rebuild, I will need to have the new system installed to one of
> the unused VGs. I have a quandary about this each time I rebuild, I have
> a challenge with the Debian installer on where to put the new system. It
> seem like I rebuild the LVM each time which means I would wipe out the
> previous system.
I don't / have never used LVM, but I thought that at least in some scenarios,
you created partitions and then installed LVM somehow on top of those
partitions. I assume that, if you create one more partition, you could just
leave it out of LVM?
Maybe someone else can advise you.