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How to dual-boot Debian 6 and Windows 7

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Select “physical volume for LVM.” If you prefer installing the system on an encrypted LVM (recommended), select “physical volume for encryption.” Scroll to “Done setting up the partition.” Continue.
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With the PV created, scroll to “Configure the Logical Volume Manager” to create the Volume Group (VG). Continue.
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Yes. Note the partition number of the boot partition (partition #5). That piece of information will come in handy several steps ahead. Continue.
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Scroll to “Create volume group.” Continue.
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Give the VG a name. Any name will do. The shorter the better. Capitalization is optional. Continue.
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These are all the partitions on the disk. Which one will be made a member of the VG? Only a PV qualifies to be included in a VG. In this example, that will be /dev/sda6, the PV that was created earlier. Continue.
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The VG has been created. The next task is to create Logical Volumes, which are the equivalents of disk partitions. For this tutorial, only three Logical Volumes will be created: /, swap, and /home. You can create more if you like, but for a desktop system, those three should be all you need to create during installation. Continue.
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The first step in creating a Logical Volume (LV), is to identify the VG the disk space for the LV will be taken from. Continue.
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anon
8 years ago

Very, very useful tut. Thanks!

Daniel
Daniel
8 years ago

Hi, thanks for this simple and practic explanation. Last night I did this step by step and when I was asked to reboot, the message “grub rescue unknown files” appeared. Now, I’m not really sure what this means.

As I said, I followed step by step this tutorial and installed grub on /boot. Can you help me out?

Thanks!

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