[linux-lvm] LVM - History

Greg Freemyer greg.freemyer at gmail.com
Wed Feb 21 16:53:13 UTC 2007

On 2/20/07, k <shikam at yahoo.com> wrote:
> History of LVM
> I am researching about LVM, and looking for historical
> data, such as; how did it get started, who was
> involved, information about the functionality of the
> first release ( Was it supporting raid, Size
> restrictions, etc…), and any other historical data.
> I appreciate any suggestions you might have.
> Thanks!
> Shi kam

A key point was 3 years ago when Redhat bought Sistina.

See http://www.open-mag.com/features/Vol_90/Sistina/Sistina.htm.

Also see http://lwn.net/2000/0224/kernel.php3 for when it first got
into the vanilla kernel.

Greg Freemyer
The Norcross Group
Forensics for the 21st Century

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