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Re: [linux-lvm] LVM Questions



On Fri, May 04, 2001 at 11:38:43AM +0200, Adrian Phillips wrote:
> >>>>> "Heinz" == Heinz J Mauelshagen <Mauelshagen sistina com> writes:
> 
> <snip>
> 
>     >>  HP/UX, how unfortunate :-) Thanks for the info. though.
> 
>     Heinz> ;-)
> 
>     Heinz> Actually the HP/UX LVM and its CLI has some major
>     Heinz> advantages over others:
> 
>     Heinz>  - it has a very simple layering (the PV, VG, LV thingies)
>     Heinz> and therefore is very easy to understand
> 
>     Heinz>  - the CLI follows the layers transparently
> 
>     Heinz>  - CLI is "self explaining" in regard of having native
>     Heinz> language postfixes in the command names like create,
>     Heinz> extend, reduce, change etc.
> 
>     Heinz> In production this boils down to shorter learning cycles
>     Heinz> for admin newbies and easier handling in regular production
>     Heinz> -> less money spend!
> 
> Actually I thought that LVM had been modelled upon AIX's LVM when I
> first started using it; the commands are very similar.

That's possible easy because both have common roots :-)

> 
> Actually, it gives me an idea for AIX compatiblity wrappers (possibly
> something else for the TODO list if it hasn't filled up the LV
> already, then again you can always lvextend it:-)
> 
>     Heinz> BTW: what's unfortunate IYO with the HP/UX LVM? :-)
> 
> Sorry, I meant HP/UX OS itself (not from personal experience but the
> years of reading of non-standard HP/UX command, libraries, etc., then
> again AIX has had it share of those).

No problem.
Thanks for the clarification.

> 
> <snip>
> 
> Anyway, thats to you and others who had a hand in LVM. It makes
> using Linux as easy (on the FS side) as its been to use AIX for the
> years I've admining it (almost 10 now).
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Adrian
> 
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