[linux-lvm] strange logical volume issue

Alasdair G Kergon agk at redhat.com
Tue Jan 11 14:24:11 UTC 2005

On Mon, Jan 10, 2005 at 11:42:40PM +0100, messmate wrote:
> there is somewhat strange with a lv of mine: lv_usr-local.
> Marked as /dev/mapper/vg1_hda1-lv_usr--local    and
> as /dev/vg1_hda/lv_usr-local  !
> See the (-) differences.

A hyphen in the name in /dev/mapper separates the volume
group name from the logical volume name.

If you put hyphens in either of those names they
get quoted by doubling them up.

agk at redhat.com

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