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Re: /dev/mapper



oded maimon wrote:
i wanted to know why the change to /dev/mapper from the old /dev/<device> ? why changing to links?

See the LVM HOWTO: http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/LVM-HOWTO/

FC3 uses LVM by default, as it is more flexible than "old-fashioned" regular partitions. The HOWTO referenced above explains the benefits of LVM.

Paul.


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