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Re: [linux-lvm] LVM and I2O



Heinz, you write:
> _But_ in case a partiton is used to set up a Physical Volume it additionally
> checks the partition type identifier to avoid accidents like overwriting
> a native Linux partition.

This is "overly safe" and adds complexity to LVM.  There is no such safety
check for mkfs or mkswap or fdisk or any number of other ways to destroy
your disk...

Cheers, Andreas


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