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Re: [linux-lvm] Problem with vgscan/ vgcfgrestore



Wichert writes:
> > IOP was reverted to 10 because the 1 reason it was changed to 11 was
> > removed (*).  Having IOP 11 tools, when stock 2.4.x has IOP 10 is just
> > asking for lots of bug reports, not to mention headaches for users.
> 
> I figured that out by now. I think I'll add the LVM10 ioctls to 
> strace 4.4 actually :)

That would be nice.

> BTW, the current LVM tools violate the FHS by putting binaries in
> /sbin/lvm-*/. Would you accept a patch to move that to /lib/lvm-*/
> instead?

Why is FHS violated when binaries are in /sbin?  In any case, I have
my tools in /lib/lvm-iop10, and only the wrapper script in /sbin.  If
installed properly, the wrapper is < 1k, hardlinked to all tool names.

I agree it is a bit of a mess with _all_ of the tools going into /sbin,
when only a couple are needed at boot time.  However, it does make life
easier if you have trouble activating your LVs.

Cheers, Andreas
-- 
Andreas Dilger  \ "If a man ate a pound of pasta and a pound of antipasto,
                 \  would they cancel out, leaving him still hungry?"
http://www-mddsp.enel.ucalgary.ca/People/adilger/               -- Dogbert


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