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

Måns Rullgård mru at kth.se
Tue Jan 27 03:17:02 UTC 2004

Navindra Umanee <navindra at cs.mcgill.ca> writes:

> 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...

Same version here.  It struck me that my /etc/mtab is a symlink to
/proc/mounts.  Maybe that makes a difference.

Måns Rullgård
mru at kth.se

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