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Re: [linux-lvm] loopback support?



Hi Lennert,

Support comes these days with upcoming LVM 0.7.

Cheers,
Heinz


> Hi all,
> 
> I know this question has been asked before (Mar 16),
> but are there patches for making lvm work over the
> loopback device? I need to do some testing of my
> ext2 resizer on 2gig+ filesystems. All my partitions
> together (including the DOS ones*) might just have
> enough space free for this. I=B4ve tried some patching
> lvm before, but I believe the lvm code thinks that p=B4s
> in a device name are special in some way
> (/dev/loo=B4p=B40 **).
> 
> Thanks in advance,
> 
> Lennert Buytenhek
> <buytenh dsv nl>
> 
> * Yes, I know, and flames go to /dev/null. I have parents
> and I can=B4t do much about it :-). And I=B4m getting tired of
> this needing to defend myself.
> 
> ** Is this related to the c0s0p0t0x0y0z0 stuff that devfs
> is so fond of?
> 
> 
> 


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