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[linux-lvm] Re: Raw partitions (volumes) in Linux-LVM?



> 
> Hi!
> 
> This is very very cool!
> 

8*)

> Does/will Linux-LVM support raw paritions (volumes)? I know that HP LVM
> did. We are interested in running Oracle Parallel Server (OPS) which
> requires raw volumes (partitions).

This is no special LVM feature but a feature Stephen Tweedie already implemeted.
A patch against plain 2.2.4 kernel is available.

Have a look at <ftp://ftp.uk.linux.org/pub/linux/sct/fs/raw-io/>

It allows you to bind a raw device special to _any_
existing block device including LVM devices.

> 
> Thanks for your time and help on this!
> 

You're welcome.

Regards,
Heinz

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