[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

[linux-lvm] ext2 label support for LVM in mount and e2fsck



LVM list,

I just got RH 7.2. I downloaded all the stuff to make LVM work correctly on it. I was unpleasently surprised to find that ext2 filesystem labels don't work correctly. That is, you can say this in the fstab:

LABEL=/usr /usr ext2 defaults 1 1

If the label is on any partition listed in /proc/partitions, however it doesn't work if the label is on a logical volume.

Well I had the source, and I had a problem. Here is a link to the patches to mount and e2fsck to make them go. I have sent them into the respective maintainers, the mount maintainer happily took one, I haven't heard from the e2fsck maintainer yet. So hopefully they should be in a future version. Thought possibly somebody else out there might appreciate them.

Disclaimer: these were only tested on one machine with one LVM setup. If you screw up your mount or fsck utilities you will need a boot/rescue disk handy. Patched againsted RH 7.2 source, but should work fine against stock source.

		Kirby
--
Real Programmers view electronic multimedia files with a hex editor.




[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]