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Re: [linux-lvm] LVM - History



Thanks!


--- Luca Berra <bluca comedia it> wrote:

> On Sun, Feb 25, 2007 at 01:17:13AM -0800, k wrote:
> >>>i don't believe IBM ever released their lvm as
> >open-source.
> >
> >Luca,
> >This is where I got the idea about IBM and LVM
> >releases..
> >
>
>http://www.linuxplanet.com/linuxplanet/reports/1848/1/
> >"On the other hand, IBM has released the source
> code
> >to its Journaled File System (JFS) and Logical
> Volume
> >Manager (LVM) from the AIX operating system so that
> >these technologies can be deployed on Linux. The
> >company has not publicly stated which other
> products,
> >if any, will be released as Open Source code in the
> >near future. All of the kernel and GNU C changes,
> >however, are released as Open Source."
> 
> I know jfs is part of the linux kernel, i never saw
> ibm lvm in there.
> that's it.
> 
>
>http://forums1.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/questionanswer.do?threadId=959686&admit=-682735245+1172394847567+28353475
> >
> >"I have never worked on AIX, but during my
> >participation in this forum I have many times read
> >that HP's LVM is drived from IBM's LVM."
> 
> i never found any proof that supports the above, but
> honestly i never
> cared much.
> If my memory serves me well there is no IBM or HP
> copyright in linux
> lvm1.
> 
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