[linux-lvm] LVM - History

Greg Freemyer greg.freemyer at gmail.com
Tue Feb 27 15:52:36 UTC 2007

On 2/25/07, k <shikam at yahoo.com> wrote:
> >>i don't believe IBM ever released their lvm as
> open-source.
> Luca,
> This is where I got the idea about IBM and LVM
> releases..
> http://www.linuxplanet.com/linuxplanet/reports/1848/1/
> "On the other hand, IBM has released the source code
> to its Journaled File System (JFS) and Logical Volume
> Manager (LVM) from the AIX operating system so that
> these technologies can be deployed on Linux. The
> company has not publicly stated which other products,
> if any, will be released as Open Source code in the
> near future. All of the kernel and GNU C changes,
> however, are released as Open Source."

I'm pretty sure IBM's opensourced lvm is named EVMS in the Linux world.

I don't know which became available first for linux: Sistina LVM vs.
IBMs Opensourced EVMS

Greg Freemyer
The Norcross Group
Forensics for the 21st Century

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