On Thu, Jul 28, 2005 at 01:42:10PM -0400, Ming Zhang wrote: > On Thu, 2005-07-28 at 12:32 -0500, AJ Lewis wrote: > > On Thu, Jul 28, 2005 at 01:13:50PM -0400, Ming Zhang wrote: > > > the problem is that we export a LV via iscsi to a remote box and become > > > a scsi disk. so it is partitioned and utilized. then it does have > > > partition on it. even it is exported to a linux box, u possibly will > > > use /dev/sdx1 instead of directly use /dev/sdx, rite? > > > > Ahh - I see. Well, on the node exporting the LVs, you don't access it. I > > dunno if kpartx or some other partitioning tool could do it - it might. But > > as far as the standard partion handling code goes, LVs don't exist. I know > > why you're doing it this way - I don't know why you want to access the > > partitions on the exporting (target) node. Do you really need to? > yes, i guess that is the only solution. we have end users want that > feature. so i think a work around is to run a iscsi initiator at local > site and access via iscsi again. Could play with loopback devices too if you need to do it on the target - that might get nasty quickly though. > > > i can not see this HOWTO, where u referenced it? > > > > It's at the bottom of all messages that go to the linux-lvm ML - > > http://tldp.org/HOWTO/LVM-HOWTO/ > > i guess this is because i got the email from u directly. so lvm list > will not send to me again. and only email via it will have that link. i > checked my archival and all emails via lvm list has that. Heh - yep, that'd do it ;) -- AJ Lewis Voice: 612-638-0500 Red Hat E-Mail: alewis redhat com One Main Street SE, Suite 209 Minneapolis, MN 55414 Current GPG fingerprint = D9F8 EDCE 4242 855F A03D 9B63 F50C 54A8 578C 8715 Grab the key at: http://people.redhat.com/alewis/gpg.html or one of the many keyservers out there...
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