[mythtv-users] switching to Ubuntu from Fedora???

brian boyle homepvr at gmail.com
Tue Jan 23 04:10:21 UTC 2007

On 1/22/07, Peter Baumgartner <sgt.hulka at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 1/22/07, Kevin Prudente <brewdente at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > stopping me is migrating my LVM partition.  I have a
> > root partition on a
> > separate drive and I have an LVM partition across 2
> > drives.  Will I lose
> > the data on the LVM partition by installing Ubuntu?
> > Will Ubuntu
> > automagically recognize my LVM partition?  Does anyone
> > have experience
> > with this.
> I've been able to read a drive partitioned as LVM in Fedora on Ubuntu.
> I believe you'll have to install lvm after installing Ubuntu. It would
> be a good idea to make a note of your /etc/fstab settings for the LVM
> so you can duplicate them on the new install.
> Another thing that is great about Ubuntu http://packages.ubuntu.com. I
> wasted so much time looking up rpm package names for Fedora in google.
> If you want LVM support in Ubuntu, just do a search on that page for
> lvm. You'll find lvm2 and lvm-common will provide what you need. You
> can also do these searches in Synaptic, but the website is faster.
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Sweet. ok i think I am convinced. So I think my last question is, how do I
keep all my movies images and details after the reinstall? Every time I do a
reinstall I have to manually redo my video manager information. And since I
have a lot of movies this is bigger then the reinstall.
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