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Re: [linux-lvm] Patch for Kernel 2.2.16



On Fri, Jan 19, 2001 at 04:19:54PM +0100, ZECHA,HOLGER (HP-Germany,ex1) wrote:
> is there a lvm patch for kernel 2.2.16 available ?

By following the instructions in the PATCHES/README file for 0.9.1 Beta2, I
was able to generate a patch that appears to work for 2.2.16.  I copied the
fragments-2.2.18 file to fragments-2.2.16 and ran 'make' in the PATCHES
directory.  This created a file called lvm-0.9.1_beta2-2.2.16.patch.

I grabbed the 2.2.16 rawio patch from the 0.8.1 release of LVM.  (You can
get this from the LVM ftp site at
ftp://ftp.sistina.com/LVM/0.8.1/PATCHES/linux-2.2.16-rawio.patch)  I applied
this rawio patch and the generated lvm patch to the clean 2.2.16 kernel,
configured, and built the kernel.  After installing the kernel and rebooting
the machine, I was able to see the volume group i had created with a 2.2.18
kernel and LVM 0.9.1 Beta2.  I mounted a logical volume from the volume
group, and was able to use it.  

That is the extent of the testing I have done, so if you are worried about
your data, don't do this!  Or at least backup your data before trying it.
Good luck.

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