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Re: [linux-lvm] Newbie question



On Fri, Jul 13, 2001 at 01:12:00PM +0200, Heinz J. Mauelshagen wrote:
> > Another question is the boot stuff, what is better? compile LVM as a module
> > and use inird or compile the kernel with built-in LVM support?
> 
> It doesn't make a difference if you go for the module or the build in driver,
> you need to have an initrd today anyway to activate your VGs at boot time.
> 
> We are working on boot time recognition of VGs in the driver which will vanish
> the initrd. That will be in a post 1.0 version of the Linux LVM.

is this still worthwile since i read Linus in thinking of a new way
to handle initrd (appending a tar file to a kernel image and populating
a ramfs with it) and moving many _init code that now bloats kernel
to userspace.

Regards,
L.

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