Matthew Rosewarne on 8 Oct 2008 05:51:55 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] LVM issues

On Tuesday 07 October 2008, Art Alexion wrote:
> I installed Kubuntu 8.04 on another drive and that boots fine, and I can
> mount the LV.  I tried reinstalling grub to the LV and though it
> reported that it worked a boot just goes to "GRUB" on the screen, not a
> prompt, just the word, "GRUB" with nothing happening.
> The LV had a Kubuntu 8.04 system just the way I wanted it.  With the
> exception of the new system drive, all hardware is identical.  I don't
> want to rebuild it manually on the new drive.  what is the best strategy
> for doing this?

You can't install GRUB on an LV, it needs to be on an actual partition.  If 
you're using GRUB 1, which I believe is what Ubuntu uses, you should have a 
small /boot partition with only GRUB and the kernel files.

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