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Re: [linux-lvm] configuration question



On Mon, Jan 29, 2001 at 09:12:22AM -0600, Steven Lembark wrote:
> 
> > > > trying to get vg's out of dev for now -- devfs issues.
> > > >
> > > > so i modify ./kernel/lvm.h replacing:
> > > >
> > > >     #define LVM_DIR_PREFIX  "/dev/"
> > > >
> > > > with
> > > >     #define LVM_DIR_PREFIX  "/lvm/"
> > > >
> > > > then configure and compile the code.
> > > >
> > > > probem is that this doesn't seem to purge /dev/ from
> > > > all of the code.  is there some other location where
> > > > the lvm directory is defined or is this just a
> > > > configuration bug [perhaps a known one at that]?
> > >
> > > It looks like there are few hardcoded /dev strings elsewhere
> > > in the code. try a grep down the lib directory and change
> > > those too. I'll fix this in CVS.
> > 
> > The only one I still found was in tools/lib/pv_check_name.c.
> > Fixed that and checked it in.
> > 
> > The real constraint here is, that LVM stores the full pathname in the VGDA
> > and that there's no tool available today to change that information on the fly.
> > 
> > I implemented LVM_DIR_PREFIX a while ago as a helper to ease namespace
> > changes. But for sure there's still something to do (as it always will ;-)
> 
> i don't have any existing VG's -- problems with devfs trashed
> them all.  main issue now is starting over w/ lvm & devfs in
> separate namespaces until all of the kinks are worked out.

All right.
In this case you should give it a (not tested!) try with the recent change.

Please retrieve the software from the CVS repository by following the
instructions on our WEB site <www.sistina.com>.

Don't forget to apply the tag "LVM_0-9-patches" during checkout.

> 
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