FW: Re: [linux-lvm] lvm utilities, metadata format, CRC (checksum)

Michael Jensen beachhangar at yahoo.com
Wed Dec 10 23:40:45 UTC 2008

David - that is a comprehensive treatment of what I have been trying to accomplish - will test it in the next day or two - many thanks!!

--- On Tue, 12/9/08, David Robinson <zxvdr.au at gmail.com> wrote:

From: David Robinson <zxvdr.au at gmail.com>
Subject: Re: FW: Re: [linux-lvm] lvm utilities, metadata format, CRC (checksum)
To: "Alasdair G Kergon" <agk at redhat.com>
Cc: "LVM general discussion and development" <linux-lvm at redhat.com>
Date: Tuesday, December 9, 2008, 3:11 PM

Looks like I'm able to edit the wiki page now - thanks :-)

I went to add Bryn's instructions then discovered that they're already
in the wiki, so I've added an entry to the FAQ briefly explaining the
issue and pointing to the existing page[1]. I added a few new pages
too, one explaining the duplicate PV messages[2], and one for using
LVM with SAN based snapshots[3]. If there's anything incorrect or
unclear in there feel free to fix it or let me know.

The FAQ structure seems a bit strange to me. Would it be worthwhile
moving to a structure like the Cluster FAQ uses[4]? Or even a flat
page like the old cluster FAQ[5] (which I prefer - its easier to

[1] http://sources.redhat.com/lvm2/wiki/HardwareSnapshotRestore
[4] http://sources.redhat.com/cluster/wiki/FAQ/CLVM
[5] http://sources.redhat.com/cluster/faq.html


On Sun, Dec 7, 2008 at 10:48 PM, Alasdair G Kergon <agk at redhat.com>
> That reply was meant to be addressed to you, not Michael.

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