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Re: [linux-lvm] RAID and LVM?



> 
> I'm wondering: is it possible to run LVM on top of the linux-raid
> patches?

Yes, go ahead.
LVM can run on MD.

> 
> I'd like to carve up my disks into 500MB RAID-5 devices, and then
> build LVM on top of the /dev/md devices instead of the usual
> /dev/sd{a1,b1.. etc} devices.
> 
> Should I try it? or do the 2 patches tread on each others toes? (i
> notice they both touch buffer.c). 

No they don't.
lvm remaps in ll_rw_blk.c before md does.

> 
> if it can't be done, then are there any plans to integrate linux-raid
> and linux-lvm, or change LVM to able to use md devices?
> 
> (LVM and RAID are very complementary... really should be merged)
> 

Regards,
Heinz
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