Does FOG 1.2.0 not support LVMs? :( :( :(
Does FOG 1.2.0 not support LVMs? Because if it doesnt, it will break my heart.
Tom, first, thank you so so much for the work you do on the FOG project. I have been a fan for many many years. I thought that LVM support had been achieved in this latest release. So my heart is broken, but its cool. Fog is still a great product and hopefully one day LVM support will be included. I can only hope to one day contribute like you do. Thanks again!
LVM is not supported. EXT4 is supported.
LVM is not supported because LVM is a Volume Management system. This means it can contain any number of partitions and/or disks as a single part of a disk. While I could include support to load LVM as it’s own filesystem/disk, it would greatly increase the size of the init and make trouble shooting very very difficult. If you’re willing to take the plunge and build a custom init and setup the scripts to do the work for you, be my guest. If you get a working prototype, post the diff’s of the files here and what’s needed and I will generally try to include it in SVN. I do think we should have lvm, just haven’t the time or patience to go thru all the work myself.