[linux-lvm] lvm metadata

Benoit benoit.peccatte at enst-bretagne.fr
Wed Nov 12 07:01:02 UTC 2003

On Tuesday 11 November 2003 16:02, you wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 11, 2003 at 11:44:36AM +0100, Benoit wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > You may ask why. Then is my second question, why aren't vgscan and
> > vgchange implemented in kernel and called at boot time ? This would make
> > us be able to consider logical volumes as standard partitions and mount
> > them easily, even as /
> That's what an initrd/initramfs is for ;)

I think initrd is more a trick than the real place to do it. I mean, making a 
ramdisk needs of space, time to create it, and unnecessary initialisation 
things. This, only to do a vgscan, vgchange -a at boottime. Aren't those 
tools simple calls to system functions ?

> > PS: Please cc-me with the anser as I'm not subscribed to the list.

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