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Re: [linux-lvm] Problem with vgscan/ vgcfgrestore



On Tue, 13 Mar 2001, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> Previously Andreas Dilger wrote:
> > Wichert writes:
> > > I figured that out by now. I think I'll add the LVM10 ioctls to 
> > > strace 4.4 actually :)
> > 
> > That would be nice.
> 
> Turns out this is impossible: LVM made the same mistake some of the
> OSS sound drivers did and used ioctl numbers that the kernel already
> uses for other purposes. This is not a problem for the kernel itself,
> but means a tool like strace can't decode syscalls.

Good thing this can be fixed with IOP-11 in 2.5 ;)

(at least, I can't really see a large base of user
programs becoming dependant on the LVM ABI...)

regards,

Rik
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