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



The debian packages are pretty out of date (since 2.4.19 took _forever_),
I'll be uploading new ones tonight.

/proc/misc should definitely not be empty; is the device mapper driver
loaded in the kernel?  (lsmod |grep dm, if it's compiled as a module).

On Wed, Aug 14, 2002 at 02:47:28PM -0400, pll+lvm lanminds com wrote:
> 
> 
> In a message dated: Wed, 14 Aug 2002 18:45:47 BST
> Joe Thornber said:
> 
> >device-mapper is the kernel driver used by LVM2, there should be a
> >debian package for this too.
> 
> I've tried that, and even installing the device-mapper from sources.
> 
> For some reason the devmap_mknod.sh script is unable to create the
> /dev/device_mapper/control file.  It appears that the problem is an 
> inability to find the minor number from /proc/misc, which happens to 
> be empty.
> 
> Did I forget to configure something in my kernel which should be 
> appearing in my /proc/misc file?
> 
> Thanks,
> -- 
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> Paul
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