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Re: [dm-devel] Multipath Doc



On 2004-02-21T11:21:16,
   christophe varoqui <christophe varoqui free fr> said:

> >Are you aiming at replacing the partitioning code in Linux altogether by 
> >running
> >kpartx in the early boot environment, setting up respective mapped devices 
> >?
> >
> M Viro told me nearly 2 years back that it was doable but a little 
> early. In the interim, the two partitioning scheme can co-exist : keep 
> in-kernel partitions for legacy disks, but use DM/kpartx for any new 
> type of disk that would otherwise require kernel code to handle parts : 
> md, loop, ataraid, ...

Ohhh, I like that. kpartx! Moving the partition detection to user-space
and running it all via the DM! More power to you! ;-)


Sincerely,
    Lars Marowsky-Brée <lmb suse de>

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