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Re: [linux-lvm] How to best use LVM?



On Wed, Aug 14, 2002 at 12:59:38PM -0400, pll+lvm lanminds com wrote:
> Is lvm10 the 1.x series and lvm2 the 2.x?

Yes, lvm2 is a totally new kernel driver and userland tools.

> If the former, is 2.x stable enough to use

Yes.

> and is it better to
> compile lvm from source or use the pre-compiled debian packages?

The debian packages should be ok.

> I've tried both the lvm10 and lvm2 packages, but continually recieve 
> errors when I do things like run lvdisplay (it complains about not 
> being able to flush the device several times), and also something 
> about not being able to open the device-mapper.

device-mapper is the kernel driver used by LVM2, there should be a
debian package for this too.

- Joe



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