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Re: [linux-lvm] RAID and LVM?

On Tue, Jul 27, 1999 at 02:23:53PM +0000, Heinz Mauelshagen wrote:
> > i believe useful integrating raid and lvm
> > it means a user can dcide the different raid policy
> That's the Veritas Volume Manager concept.
that is what i am accustomed to.
i usually work on hp servers.
are you suggesting there are better ways to do things?

> > as a side question, how does LVM autodetect works
> > (if it exists, that is)?

> Today, it's the initrd mechanism (partially) supported by lvmcreate_initrd
> in LVM 0.7.
that is what i tought, see my previous msg
but the scan is done in user space, i was asking if some
kernel space solution existed/was planned/has any sense

what i want to do is have both raid and LVM work and be autodetected
at boot even if both are compiled as modules.
why would i want to do this?
Distributions, i would like both raid and lvm to become
a standard part of all linux distributions.

i hope that there will be some improvements in
boot loaders, so we can avoid the small bios addressable
partition, and completely avoid the idiotic pc partitioning


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