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Re: [linux-lvm] Re: IBM to release LVM Technology to the Linux



>>>>> "Ben" == benr <benr us ibm com> writes:

[Musings deleted]

Ben> This is exactly what you would have under the LVMS described in
Ben> the white paper.  Your example shows nothing which could not be
Ben> done through the LVMS architecture with partitions.  Am I missing
Ben> something here?

I am advocating:

1. Using existing partitioning schemes to encapsulate logical disks.

   This is only relevant in the migration case and if people want to
   test LVMS on a few disks that are already partitioned.  If your
   system has hundreds of disks connected, you'll use a 1:1 physical
   to logical disk mapping anyway.

2. Avoid using existing partitioning schemes to encapsulate logical
   partitions/extents.

-- 
Martin K. Petersen, Principal Linux Consultant, Linuxcare, Inc.
mkp linuxcare com, http://www.linuxcare.com/
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