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Re: [linux-lvm] question about LVM kernel module - mirroring



On Fri, Oct 11, 2002 at 08:33:36AM -0300, Luca Lavorante wrote:
> Hi everybody, I am new to the list and hope you will excuse my (perhaps) 
> silly questions.
> 
> 1) I have seen in the LVM documentation that the program is divided into:
> 
>   - A kernel module
>   - a set o binaries (commands etc.)
> 
> I?d like to know whether it is possible to use LVM WITHOUT a kernel 
> module.

No.

> 2) How can I perform mirroring using LVM? I know the kernel can do that 
> on local disks. Is it possible for the kernel of  two clustered machines 
> to mirror two disks on an external storage?

LVM doesn't support mirroring ATM.  Try the software raid driver (md).

- Joe



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