[linux-lvm] Re: IBM to release LVM Technology to the Linux
Martin K. Petersen
mkp at linuxcare.com
Fri Jun 23 20:55:44 UTC 2000
>>>>> "Ben" == benr <benr at us.ibm.com> writes:
Ben> This is exactly what you would have under the LVMS described in
Ben> the white paper. Your example shows nothing which could not be
Ben> done through the LVMS architecture with partitions. Am I missing
Ben> something here?
I am advocating:
1. Using existing partitioning schemes to encapsulate logical disks.
This is only relevant in the migration case and if people want to
test LVMS on a few disks that are already partitioned. If your
system has hundreds of disks connected, you'll use a 1:1 physical
to logical disk mapping anyway.
2. Avoid using existing partitioning schemes to encapsulate logical
Martin K. Petersen, Principal Linux Consultant, Linuxcare, Inc.
mkp at linuxcare.com, http://www.linuxcare.com/
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