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Re: [linux-lvm] Symbol not found when pvcreating...



On Mon, May 28, 2001 at 01:21:48PM +0200, David Vidal Rodriguez wrote:
> >
> > > Another --developer-- question:
> > > I've looked at the LVM code and a structure called partition, #include'd
> > > from <linux/genhd.h>, which contains the relevant information of a
> > > partition. What I don't understand is how to get this information from
> > > the kernel/drive (syscall, ioctl???). I'd be glad if somebody explained
> > > that to me briefly.
> >
> > That's just needed for the generic disk interface.
> > It doesn't make any sense to create a partition table on a logical volume.
> 
> What I meant is how to get the partition data, such as partition id, start, end,
> etc.,  from a _real_ partition (you have get it in order to know if we are
> initializing a PV on a partition marked as 0x8E). That sounds a bit off-topic, I
> know...

Well, you can get it with my example; excluding the partition
type identifier :-(

TTBOMK you can use the e2fsprogs library to get that as well.


> 
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