[lug] FC2 LVM deactivation during boot

D. Stimits stimits at comcast.net
Fri Nov 19 14:09:39 MST 2004

I'm trying to deactivate the attempt by LVM to open LVM volumes during 
boot, as I don't have any. However, I want to keep the ability as I'm 
experimenting. I just don't want it to use or attempt to use LVM during 
boot. Attempts at using /etc/lvm/lvm.conf have failed I still get a boot 
time failure message. It also is not part of /etc/rc.d/init.d/, I grep'd 
for caseless match of "lvm" nothing references lvm. No services file 
suggests it is a service I can disable with chkconfig.

LVM activation messages started showing up after I created a RAID0 
partition, but I've not used any command other than mkraid and toggling 
partitions that compose the RAID device to autodetect (persistent 
superblock, I intend to use it as a root device).

How do I disable LVM during boot without removing LVM (LVM2 since it is 

D. Stimits, stimits AT comcast DOT net

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