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== Introduction ==
 
== Introduction ==
This tutorial will show you how to install Funtoo, including the rootfs, on logical volumes. This guide is meant to complement the regular [[Funtoo_Linux_Installation|Funtoo Installation Guide]].
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This tutorial will show you how to install Funtoo, including the rootfs, on logical volumes. This guide is meant to complement the regular [[Funtoo_Linux_Installation|Funtoo Installation Guide]]. It is recommended to open it in another tab, window ect.. and follow along with it as we will only be documenting the steps that are different or in addition to the regular guide.
  
 
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== Live CD ==
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Please read the Live CD section in the regular guide. The only thing you need in addition to the [[Requirements|requirements]] it mentions is the sys-fs/lvm2 package or equivalent. If you use [http://www.sysresccd.org/ System Rescue CD], it includes the lvm2 package.
  
 
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== Prepare Hard Disk ==
  
  

Revision as of 17:00, 28 May 2014

Warning: This page is currently a work in progress


Introduction

This tutorial will show you how to install Funtoo, including the rootfs, on logical volumes. This guide is meant to complement the regular Funtoo Installation Guide. It is recommended to open it in another tab, window ect.. and follow along with it as we will only be documenting the steps that are different or in addition to the regular guide.

Introduction to LVM

LVM (Logical Volume Management) offers a much more flexible way of managing your storage devices. Not only does it allow you to resize your volumes while the system is still up, it also frees you from having to decide exactly how many or how big volumes need to be at the time of installation.

For a detailed tour and introduction to LVM please consult the LVM Fun page.


Live CD

Please read the Live CD section in the regular guide. The only thing you need in addition to the requirements it mentions is the sys-fs/lvm2 package or equivalent. If you use System Rescue CD, it includes the lvm2 package.

Prepare Hard Disk