[linux-lvm] Re: LVM2 + Linux 2.6.1 questions

Navindra Umanee navindra at cs.mcgill.ca
Tue Jan 27 00:14:02 UTC 2004

Måns Rullgård <mru at kth.se> wrote:
> > 2) Why do I see, for example, a /dev/mapper/v01-home entry,
> > instead of /dev/v01/home, when running 'df' and 'mount'?  I
> > see that /dev/mapper/v01/home symlinks to
> > /dev/mapper/v01-home, which must account for this, though I
> > thought that because I'd specified /dev/v01/home, that it'd
> > appear as such?  Not that this really matters I suppose ;-)
> I see the /dev/vg/link name.

Mine shows /dev/mapper/vg-link too.  I would definitely prefer
/dev/vg/link because at least it's not implementation dependent... but
I guess it's mostly an aesthetic thing.

Any idea why yours is different?  Different version of mount maybe?
Using mount-2.11z here...


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