[linux-lvm] How can activate the LVM in start

Christoph Hellwig chhellwig at t-online.de
Fri May 19 16:22:44 UTC 2000

bert hubert schrieb:
> On Fri, May 19, 2000 at 12:14:07AM +1000, bug1 wrote:
> > Im no kernel hacker, but just wondering, would it be possible to get the
> > kernel to autodetect lvm partitions in a similar way that raid
> > autodetection works, or would it not be possible because of LVM's
> > userland tools.
> It is both possible and desireable. It is not easy however. Doing
> 'userland things' in the kernel requires immaculate code. Furthermore, the
> kernel puts a lot of restraints on what is possible.

I'm working on such a thing now. I've got about 20% ready. I'll try to post
something useable in a few weeks. (NOTE: You have to use devfs for this)


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