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Re: [linux-lvm] eta for a 2.4.10 compatible release?



This is by no means blessed by the official LVM folks, but what I've
been doing for quite a while is the following (assuming the latest
lvm and kernel tarballs are unpacked in the current directory):

cp LVM/1.0.1-rc4/kernel/*.c LVM/1.0.1-rc4/kernel/lvm-internal.h \
	linux/drivers/md/
cp LVM/1.0.1-rc4/kernel/lvm.h linux/include/linux/
cat linux/drivers/md/Makefile | \
	sed 's/^\(lvm-mod-objs.*\)$/\1 lvm-fs.o/' > m && \
	mv m linux/drivers/md/Makefile

Very simple procedure; replace all the lvm stuff in the kernel w/ the
new lvm files, and just add lvm-fs.o to the md Makefile:
-lvm-mod-objs	:= lvm.o lvm-snap.o
+lvm-mod-objs	:= lvm.o lvm-snap.o lvm-fs.o

No worries about rejected patches, and so on.


On Thu, Oct 11, 2001 at 02:37:24AM +0200, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> 
> 
> I'm looking at the LVM CVS tree and the last change in the kernel
> patches I can find is from August 22, and the patches don't
> apply to a 2.4.10 ( which is almost 3 weeks old now) or 2.4.11,
> either Linus or ac tree.
> 
> Are there any plans to make a new release that does work with a
> recent kernel or even just to update the CVS? 
> 
> Wichert.
> 
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