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Re: [linux-lvm] kernel 2.4.x-ac private gendisk_head



On Fri, Oct 19, 2001 at 07:56:32PM +1000, Benjamin Lee wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> In reference to:
> 
> http://lists.sistina.com/pipermail/linux-lvm/2001-October/009169.html
> http://lists.sistina.com/pipermail/linux-lvm/2001-October/009171.html
> 
> I've successfully compiled a kernel, Linux pov 2.4.12-ac3 #10 SMP,
> with LVM 1.0.1-rc4 (or CVS [are they the same at the moment?])

There's some differences.
For eg. CVS contains the add/del_gendisk() changes already now.

> and
> made the changes to lvm.c and lvm-snap.c outlined in the messages
> above.
> 
> I am *just about* to create some volumes and test the whole setup
> (first with ext2, then ext3).
> 
> It is to my understanding, that the modifications to support the
> private gendisk_head means that the add_gendisk and del_gendisk
> functions are [now] being used from ./drivers/block/genhd.c. Is this
> correct?

Yes.

> Is everything going to be happy and safe? ;-)

Yes, at least here it works ok ;-)

> 
> You can find the modified files here:
> 
> http://xaos.homeip.net/lvm/lvm.c
> http://xaos.homeip.net/lvm/lvm-snap.c
> 
> -- 
> Benjamin Lee
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> 
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