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Re: [dm-devel] generic wrappers for multi-device FS operations



On 03/08/2011 01:37 PM, Josef Bacik wrote:
On Tue, Mar 08, 2011 at 10:05:40AM -0800, Wendy Cheng wrote:
On Tue, Mar 08, 2011 at 12:04:25PM -0500, Ric Wheeler wrote:
To make this trivial to do for users, I think that it would be really
nice to have a two-level wrappers for things like resize, add a volume,
shrink, etc. Similar to the way we have mount or fsck invoke file system
specific bits.
Good idea? Bad idea?
So the "resize" is on the filesystem, not the volume ? The "grow" part
is probably easy. Unfortunately, the "shrink" may not be easy for some
of the filesystems:

Who wants to make their fs smaller anyway?  ;)

Josef

I have been surprised more than once by customers who do this on a regular basis :)

Ric


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