[linux-lvm] Re: [lvm-devel] *** ANNOUNCEMENT *** LVM 1.1-rc1 available at www.sistina.com
Heinz J . Mauelshagen
mauelshagen at sistina.com
Sun Mar 17 11:11:01 UTC 2002
And I even forgot to mention writable snapshots and pvresize ;-)
Need to rework CHANGELOG later...
Heinz -- The LVM Guy --
On Fri, Mar 15, 2002 at 02:52:57PM -0600, AJ Lewis wrote:
> Hi all - Heinz is unavailable, so I'm sending this out for him:
> LVM 1.1-rc1 release candidate supports both version 1 and 2 of the metadata.
> This is not meant to be used on production systems!
> There's *no* need to run any metadata update tools.
> Please test this release candidate and feed back results to the linux-lvm
> list in order to help us to release 1.1 ASAP.
> A tarball is available now at
> for download (Follow the "LVM 1.1-rc1" link).
> Changes to LVM 1.1-rc1 include:
> o volume group quorum support is in enabling optional activation of volume
> groups (vgchange -qn) in case at least one physical volume out of many is
> still accessable enabling retrieval of data in logical volumes allocated
> on the accessable devices
> o vgimport supports importing by volume group name rather than requiring
> a physical volume list
> o creation of metadata backup files in /etc/lvmtab* and metadata archives in
> /etc/lvmconf/ is now optional to help saving space for eg. on ram disks.
> If vgscan is not run at all and /etc/lvmtab* are removed, no backup files
> will be created. If vgcfgbackup is not run at all and /etc/lvmconf/ is
> removed, no archive files will be created.
> o locations of metadata backups and archives are configurable through
> environment varibles LVM_BACKUP_INDEX/LVM_BACKUP_DIR and LVM_ARCHIVE_DIR
> o volume group static mode in order to avoid all configuration changes to a
> volume group once set. This is useful to 'freeze' a volume group in order
> to activate it in a cluster of for fail-over configurations
> o the llseek cast bug has been fixed, which caused pvmove to fail beyond the
> 2GB offset
> o more...
> See the CHANGELOG file contained in the tarball for further information.
> Feed back LVM related information to <linux-lvm at sistina.com>.
> Thanks a lot for your support of LVM.
> AJ Lewis
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