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Re: [dm-devel] lvm not updating reported device size until fs is unmounted (linux kernel 2.6.0-test3)



On Sat, Nov 01, 2003 at 02:37:37PM -0800, Tupshin Harper wrote:
> Joe Thornber wrote:
> 
> >On Mon, Aug 25, 2003 at 05:20:18PM -0700, Tupshin Harper wrote:
> >  
> >
> >>Joe Thornber wrote:
> >>
> >>    
> >>
> >>>Tupshin,
> >>>
> >>>Thanks for finding this, at first glance it looks to me like a problem
> >>>with the block layer rather than dm.  I'll look into it today and try
> >>>and find a fix.
> >>>
> >>>- Joe
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>      
> >>>
> >>Hi, Joe. Just wondering if you've had a chance to look into this at all, 
> >>or if there is any additional leg-work you'd like me to do. I did find 
> >>that the exact same issue affects JFS as well as XFS
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >y, I did have a look at it, and posted a query to lkml on how they
> >wanted it fixed (since it is a block layer issue, not dm).  I've not
> >had a reply which means I'll just have to put a dm only fix in.
> >
> >- Joe
> >
> Well, it's a couple of months later, and a number of 2.6.0-test kernels 
> later, and this is still a problem (as of test9). It would be a major 
> shame if 2.6.0 got releaesd with this basic functionality broken. Did 
> you ever have a chance to work on a dm specific fix?

Yes, this is fixed in device-mapper 2.6.0-test9-[u]dm3 (announced here
on October 29).

> 
> Thanks
> -Tupshin
> 
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