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Re: [linux-lvm] LVM, rawio, ext2?



On Thu, Aug 23, 2001 at 08:49:05PM +0000, José Luis Domingo López wrote:
> On Thursday, 23 August 2001, at 01:40:12 -0700,
> David Rees wrote:
> 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I'd like to create an ext2 filesystem over a raw io device, is this even
> > possible?  (If not, skip the rest of this message! ;-)
> > 
> Maybe I'm completely wrong (as usual :), but as far as I know you can
> either create a filesystem over any block device (e.g. partition, md, LV,
> etc.) and use it as usual, or bind a raw device to an existing block
> device, and let the application (e.g. Oracle) manage space on the device
> as it wants.

Correct.

You can't run a filesystem on a raw device.

> 
> Greetings,
> 
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