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Re: [lvm-devel] Re: [linux-lvm] LVM 0.9 vgscan problem



On Fri, Jan 05, 2001 at 09:57:34AM -0200, Rik van Riel wrote:
> On Fri, 5 Jan 2001, Jan Niehusmann wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 04, 2001 at 08:01:10PM -0200, Rik van Riel wrote:
> > > But when I type (with the IOP10 tools) the following
> > > all hell breaks loose:
> > > 
> > > # vgextend vg0 /dev/hda5    (the previously removed PV)
> > > 
> > > The oops is below.
> > 
> > This is already known, a fix is in cvs. (But I didn't try it, I
> > just remembered that somebody mentioned it on the mailinglist).
> 
> Then the all-important question:
> 
> Why the hell wasn't this bugfix given to Linus for
> inclusion in the 2.4.0 kernel ?
> 
> IMHO it is nothing but unresponsible to sit on bugfixes
> and not give them back to the maintainers of the main
> source repository (in this case, the kernel tarball).

Rik, nobody was "sitting" on bugfixes.
It just got fixed recently and still needed some testing before
making it into 2.4.0.
As I stated in my other email: Andrea Arcangeli's help to
integrate 0.9 into 2.4.0 brought it in. TTBOMK there was no
previous negotiation about 0.9 inclusion in 2.4.0 with us
before :-(

> 
> LVM folks: please send this patch to Linus, Alan and the
> list asap so we have a chance of a working LVM in 2.4.

We'll do that soon.

> 
> regards,
> 
> Rik
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