[linux-lvm] Re: LVM retirement?

Dan Foster dsf at globalcrossing.net
Sat Feb 21 15:37:17 UTC 2004

Hot Diggety! M?ns Rullg?rd was rumored to have written:
> 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  It has been replaced by the more flexible device-mapper,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.

Ahh! That makes perfect sense -- thanks to the folks whom mentioned that.
Much appreciated.


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