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Re: [linux-lvm] Re: LVM 256 logical volume limit



On Tue, Apr 04, 2000 at 09:51:45AM -0600, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> Michael Roever writes:
> I think the 255 LV limit is imposed by having only 16-bit device node numbers.
> LVM has 1 major device assigned, which has 255 minor devices possible.  In
> order to have more LVs, you would need to have one or more additional major
> block numbers assigned to LVM, or you can wait until 2.6 when there will
> probably be 32-bit device numbers.

or ignore the whole issue with devfs

> Linux already has such a thing - it's called "network block device",
> and it is available in 2.2 and 2.3 kernels already.

sorry, nbd sucks.
it is far too unstable to use outside of a test environment.

L.

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