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Re: [linux-lvm] lvm buglet in 0.9.1_beta



Patrick, you write:
> On Wed, Feb 07, 2001 at 01:45:32AM -0700, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> > It may not be exactly this.  AFAIK, when we call lvm_check_partitioned_dev()
> > when we are scanning disks, I think this determines if LVM will start doing
> > the gross DOS partition stuff.  Is it the case with these COMPAQ devices
> > that they use DOS partitions?
> 
> I'm not sure - that's why I asked the user to test it for me! Anyway you can
> partition any block device you like - or even a file :-)

Sure you can run fdisk on just about anything, but you can't access the
partitions unless it is a partitioned device (i.e. the minor numbers
mean "look at a partition").

> > In any case, while you are in there, can you add COMPAQ_CISS_MAJOR + [1-7]
> > also.  This is basically the same thing as COMPAQ_SMART_MAJOR.  It will
> > avoid yet another similar bug report on this in the future.
> 
> OK.

You also need to add "/dev/cciss" to lvm_dir_cache.c"

Cheers, Andreas
-- 
Andreas Dilger  \ "If a man ate a pound of pasta and a pound of antipasto,
                 \  would they cancel out, leaving him still hungry?"
http://www-mddsp.enel.ucalgary.ca/People/adilger/               -- Dogbert


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