[linux-lvm] Re: LVM retirement?

Måns Rullgård mru at kth.se
Sat Feb 21 15:02:03 UTC 2004

Dan Foster <dsf at globalcrossing.net> writes:

> I was discussing implementing LVM on upcoming Linux boxes with co-workers;
> one said he was reluctant to consider LVM because he had heard somewhere
> recently that LVM was to be dropped/retired soon, but couldn't remember
> where (or from whom) he'd seen/heard that mention.

He was probably referring to LVM1, which is no longer available in
Linux 2.6 kernels.  It has been replaced by the more flexible
device-mapper, and the LVM2 userland tools.  LVM1 volume groups can
still be used with LVM2.

Måns Rullgård
mru at kth.se

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