Installation with LVM leaves unbootable system

Bug #43540 reported by pinus on 2006-05-08
This bug report is a duplicate of:  Bug #29858: root on lvm fails to boot.. Edit Remove
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: parted

I installed 6.06 beta 2 on a system containing a Windows partition. It was possible to create a / (root) and swap on an LVM volume. It was not possible to install a bootmanager. The harddisk was unbootable after the installation.
If it can not install a boot manager why is my windows gone? After reading some LVM documentation it seems that you need a separate /boot and swap partition.
The installation procedure should at least warn about this. It would be better if would not allow a /-partiotion on an LVM without a separate /boot- and swap parttition.

towsonu2003 (towsonu2003) wrote :

this seems to be the dplicate of either bug# 16411 or bug# 29858 . Donno which one, please someone with more experience triage this :)

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