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Linux LVM partition + Shared NTFS storage partition + Windows 8.1 partitions

#1StarksPosted 1/23/2014 11:33:45 PM
Is this a good idea? Laptop supports UEFI and GPT, so number of partitions is not a problem for me.

I basically want the LVM (logical volume management) to be a playground for whatever Linux distros I throw in it. Expand and shrink them as needed.

Anyone familiar with this?
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#2Orestes417Posted 1/24/2014 12:53:29 AM
Honestly, I'd just do btrfs subvols. Faster and easier than lvm
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#3Lonestar2000Posted 1/24/2014 3:58:13 AM
Why not run Linux in a VM?
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#4ChetyrePosted 1/24/2014 4:19:50 AM
That was my setup. Works just fine.
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#5Starks(Topic Creator)Posted 1/24/2014 9:12:33 PM
Lonestar2000 posted...
Why not run Linux in a VM?


Because I like to use my hardware natively with Linux?
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