[linux-lvm] Size limits and kernel versions

Heinz J. Mauelshagen Heinz.Mauelshagen at t-online.de
Sun Oct 29 15:45:08 UTC 2000

On Sun, Oct 29, 2000 at 06:06:39AM -0600, Eric M. Hopper wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 09:13:16PM -0600, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> > 
> >> If so, what kernel patch do I use for RedHat 7.0?
> > 
> > You can probably use my 2.2 patch at
> > ftp://ftp.stelias.com/pub/adilger/ but I haven't tried it on Red Hat.
> > I have heard some strange things about RH 7.0 headers and such, so it
> > may take a bit of work.  It may even be that RH 7.0 has LVM in it
> > already, I don't know.
> 	The main problem I'd had with RedHat kernels lately has been
> that their MD (kernel RAID) modifications don't work well with LVM.  I
> just disable MD and it works fine.
> 	This is with the stock 0.8i kernel patch.

Basically the mess in terms of meta device drivers patching ll_rw_blk.c
causing all kinds of problems is addressed much better in 2.4.

Anyway: can you elaborate a bit on what you mean with
        "their MD (kernel RAID) modifications don't work well with LVM", please?

Heinz      -- The LVM guy --


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