11.4. Manual LVM Partitioning
11.4.1. Creating the
Figure 11.4. Two Blank Drives, Ready for Configuration
/bootpartition cannot reside on an LVM volume because the GRUB boot loader cannot read it.
- Select /boot from the Mount Point pulldown menu.
- Select ext3 from the File System Type pulldown menu.
- Select only the sda checkbox from the Allowable Drives area.
- Leave 100 (the default) in the Size (MB) menu.
- Leave the Fixed size (the default) radio button selected in the Additional Size Options area.
- Select Force to be a primary partition to make the partition be a primary partition. A primary partition is one of the first four partitions on the hard drive. If unselected, the partition is created as a logical partition. If other operating systems are already on the system, unselecting this option should be considered. For more information on primary versus logical/extended partitions, refer to the appendix section of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Installation Guide.
Figure 11.5. Creation of the Boot Partition
Figure 11.6. The
/boot Partition Displayed