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Re: [linux-lvm] Logical Volume file system



On Wed, Jul 25, 2001 at 04:55:27PM +0200, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> Previously José Luis Domingo López wrote:
> > Does it mean that applications can use a LV as a "raw device" ?.
> 
> There is no such as a `raw device'. A LV can be seen as a normal blockdevice
> from userland, just like a normal harddisk or disk slice.
> 
> I think what you are referring to is `raw io', which is something you
> can do with any block device. Currently you still need a special rawio
> patch for Linux kernels, but it's a well tested and stable patch.

Wichert is right,

you need a patch for 2.2.

rawio is included in 2.4.

> 
> Wichert.
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