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From: "Joshua Saddler (nightmorph)" <nightmorph@g.o>
Subject: gentoo commit in xml/htdocs/doc/en: lvm2.xml
Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2011 21:35:48 +0000 (UTC)
nightmorph    11/06/16 21:35:48

  Modified:             lvm2.xml
  Log:
  update lvm2 guide for kernel options and baselayout2/openrc, patch from nimiux on bug 371945

Revision  Changes    Path
1.26                 xml/htdocs/doc/en/lvm2.xml

file : http://sources.gentoo.org/viewvc.cgi/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/lvm2.xml?rev=1.26&view=markup
plain: http://sources.gentoo.org/viewvc.cgi/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/lvm2.xml?rev=1.26&content-type=text/plain
diff : http://sources.gentoo.org/viewvc.cgi/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/lvm2.xml?r1=1.25&r2=1.26

Index: lvm2.xml
===================================================================
RCS file: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/lvm2.xml,v
retrieving revision 1.25
retrieving revision 1.26
diff -u -r1.25 -r1.26
--- lvm2.xml	11 Feb 2009 06:42:14 -0000	1.25
+++ lvm2.xml	16 Jun 2011 21:35:48 -0000	1.26
@@ -1,8 +1,8 @@
 <?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?>
-<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/lvm2.xml,v 1.25 2009/02/11 06:42:14 nightmorph Exp $ -->
+<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/lvm2.xml,v 1.26 2011/06/16 21:35:48 nightmorph Exp $ -->
 <!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
 
-<guide link="/doc/en/lvm2.xml">
+<guide>
 <title>Gentoo LVM2 installation</title>
 
 <author title="Author">
@@ -24,8 +24,8 @@
 <!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
 <license/>
 
-<version>2.7</version>
-<date>2009-02-10</date>
+<version>3</version>
+<date>2011-06-16</date>
 
 <chapter>
 <title>Introduction</title>
@@ -67,9 +67,9 @@
 
 <p>
 If you install LVM2 on a currently running system with some spare hard disk
-space, you will need to enable the LVM2 module (<path>dm-mod</path>). This
-module is available in <path>gentoo-sources</path>.  Compiling your kernel and
-getting LVM2 to work is covered later in this guide.
+space, you will need to enable the LVM2 module (<path>dm-mod</path>) in the
+kernel. This module is available in <path>gentoo-sources</path>. Compiling
+your kernel and getting LVM2 to work is covered later in this guide.
 </p>
 
 <p>
@@ -176,11 +176,20 @@
 </p>
 
 <p>
-Load the LVM2 <path>dm-mod</path> module.
+Start the lvm service.
 </p>
 
-<pre caption="Loading the LVM2 module">
-# <i>modprobe dm-mod</i>
+<pre caption="Starting the lvm service">
+# <i>rc-config start lvm</i>
+</pre>
+
+<p>
+It is recommended to add the lvm service to the boot runlevel. This way LVM2
+will be activated each time the system boots.
+</p>
+
+<pre caption="Adding lvm to the boot runlevel">
+# <i>rc-config add lvm boot</i>
 </pre>
 
 <p>
@@ -354,7 +363,7 @@
 
 <pre caption="Selecting the LVM2 module in a 2.6.x kernel">
 Device Drivers  ---&gt;
- Multi-device support (RAID and LVM)  ---&gt;
+ Multiple devices driver support (RAID and LVM) ---&gt;
    [*] Multiple devices driver support (RAID and LVM)
    &lt; &gt;   RAID support
    &lt;M&gt;   Device mapper support
@@ -365,19 +374,6 @@
 </p>
 
 <p>
-After you have built your kernel and installed its modules, add the following
-line to your <path>/etc/modules.autoload.d/kernel-{KV}</path> where {KV}
-represents your kernel version (2.4 or 2.6) so that the LVM2 module gets loaded
-when your machine is booted:
-</p>
-
-<pre caption="Adding the LVM2 module into /etc/modules.autoload.d/kernel-2.6">
-# <i>nano -w /etc/modules.autoload.d/kernel-2.6</i>
-<comment>(Add the following line)</comment>
-dm-mod
-</pre>
-
-<p>
 Now, install the lvm2 package.
 </p>
 





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