[linux-lvm] LVM problems

Heinz J. Mauelshagen Mauelshagen at sistina.com
Wed Jun 20 13:50:23 UTC 2001

On Tue, Jun 19, 2001 at 09:11:23PM -0400, Ed Tomlinson wrote:
> On Tuesday 19 June 2001 17:19, AJ Lewis wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 19, 2001 at 02:28:05PM -0500, Gonyou, Austin wrote:
> > > Why in the hell is this NOT in the source tree by default. This has
> > > really got be boggled. I've seen tons of others have this proble, I've
> > > had this problem, and still it doesn't seem to get itself into the tree.
> > > Is this because it is a temporary problem or something?
> >
> > It *is* in the source tree by default.  It is in the CVS.  It is not in
> > LVM 0.9.1 Beta7 because LVM 0.9.1 Beta7 was released before linux 2.4.4,
> > which is when the problem surfaced.  We have not had a release since then,
> > so it is not in the latest release.
> >
> > You can now grab the patch and apply it to beta7, which fixes the problem,
> > or you can use the CVS repository.  I really don't know what else you
> > expect us to do.
> Actually getting the up-to-date lvm in the kernel would be nice.  Last time
> I asked 2.4.<x>-ac<y> was about half way there.  What is happening?  Have the cvs
> procedures been modified to enable producing Linus friendly patches?  When
> can we expect a kernel with a current lvm?
> Please read the above as just as a request for info.  LVM is working ok here.
> Its just a bit of a pita to have to patch everything every time I rebuild a
> tree...

Linus *never* answered when we send hom patches even though I've send them
multiple times.
We are working together with Alan Cox since weeks to get his -ac tree updated.

Once he has it in he will push it to Linus.
Hopefully small changes in the future will make it in easier (sigh).

Heinz    -- The LVM Guy --

> TIA,
> Ed Tomlinson <tomlins at cam.org>
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