The Installation CDs provide support for Logical Volume Manager (LVM). LVM increases the flexibility offered by the partitioning setup. It allows to combine partitions and disks into volume groups and define RAID groups or caches on fast SSDs for slow HDs. The installation instructions below will focus on "regular" partitions, but it is good to know LVM is supported if that route is desired. Visit the LVM article for more details. Newcomers beware: although fully supported, LVM is outside the scope of this guide.