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



On Thu, Aug 23, 2001 at 10:40:34PM +0200, Heinz J . Mauelshagen wrote:
> 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.

As I suspected.  I thought I had seen an example of it somewhere but I am
mistaken.

Thanks,
Dave



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