[linux-lvm] [russell at coker.com.au: Re: lvm - I'll maintain it. - ITP lvm24]
lewis at sistina.com
lewis at sistina.com
Thu Dec 14 15:24:57 UTC 2000
This from the debian devel list. Is this a known issue with LVM 0.8.1? I
haven't heard mention of it before.
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Subject: Re: lvm - I'll maintain it. - ITP lvm24
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2000 14:05:03 +0100
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On 2000-12-13 17:01, lewis at sistina.com wrote:
>> OK. I'll create a new package named lvm24 which conflicts with lvm and
>> provides lvm.
>Umm...AFAIK, joe is still working on an LVM 0.9 package.
>BTW, What is this lvm24 you are talking about? Have you seen that LVM 0.8.1
>and 0.9 are out now?
Naming the packages after the protocol would be a good idea if the protocol
numbers were known. With raidtools/raidtools2 there is little confusion.
Naming a package lvm6 would not make things easier (even I am not sure yet
which version is which!).
I have packages of 0.8.1 and 0.9 under development. 0.9 seems to be for a
newer version of lvm than is in the 2.4.0-test10 kernel.
0.8.1 doesn't work correctly, it does not automatically update /etc/lvmtab.d
or create backups of the configuration which seems to be necessary. I am
still playing with it.
Also lvm doesn't seem to be designed to work with devfs, I use devfs
exclusively so I'll try and get it going for devfs and for old style /dev.
Any input from other Debian or offers to test this would be appreciated.
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