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Re: [linux-lvm] Re: *** ANNOUNCEMENT *** LVM 1.0 available at www.sistina.com



On Wed, Aug 15, 2001 at 09:06:22PM +0100, Joe Thornber wrote:
> In previous beta releases of LVM the PE position was always being
> calculated, rather than calculated upon PV creation and put in the
> metadata.  I was not aware of this.
> 
> This calculation varied through the beta series, it was based on some
> constants that I changed (eg, SECTOR_SIZE which I changed to support

You can put the algorithm used by beta7 in a separate program and ask
this program where the pe start. Since the beta7 tools knows where the
pe_start (the proof is that I can use lvm in my machines), also this new
program will know where the pe_start.

Andrea


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