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RE: [linux-lvm] LVM and Multipathing



Hello Heinz,

thanks for the information. I'll look into the MD-approach.

I assume that the IBM patch to LVM1 is the patch that Stefan
Baader was talking about, right?

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-----Original Message-----
From:	Heinz J . Mauelshagen [mailto:mauelshagen sistina com]
Sent:	Wed 2002-09-11 12:21
To:	linux-lvm sistina com
Cc:	
Subject:	Re: [linux-lvm] LVM and Multipathing
On Tue, Sep 10, 2002 at 04:09:00PM +0200, Wormser, Sebastian wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I am trying to find some information about the inclusion
> of multipathing capabilities into LVM.
> 
> The most recent information I found in the mail archives was
> from Heinz Mauelshagen back in April 2001, saying that it might
> be included during summer 2001. Did this happen?

Sorry, not so far. We still want to have it this year in LVM2 though ;-)

Today your option is to put MD below LVM and use its multipathed devices as PVs.
There's a patch from the IBM z-Series people for LVM1 as well, but this
is under legal torture and not yet released publically AFAIK.


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