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Re: [linux-lvm] LVM2 beta2



I think things like stability and features are more important atm for
LVM2, than supporting linux 2.5 is..

On Wed, Apr 24, 2002 at 06:19:10PM +0200, svetljo wrote:
> 
> >
> >
> >There are tarballs available for the second beta test of LVM2.
> >
> > ftp://ftp.sistina.com/pub/LVM2/tools/LVM2.0-beta2.0.tgz
> > ftp://ftp.sistina.com/pub/LVM2/device-mapper/device-mapper-beta2.0.tgz
> >
> >The main new addition to the release is that we have begun merging in
> >the asynchronous snapshot code.  This code tries to minimise the time
> >taken to perform the copy on write operation.  In addition it has
> >identical performance at all snapshot chunk sizes, unlike LVM1 and
> >EVMS whose performance degrades exponentially as the chunk size
> >decreases.
> >
> >The default snapshot chunk size for LVM2 has now dropped to 16k, it
> >may be reduced further depending on test results.
> >
> >Please not that although snapshots are available in this release they
> >are currently non-persistent, ie. the snapshot will be lost if you
> >deactivate it, or reboot the machine.  Persistent snapshots will
> >follow shortly.
> >
> >- Joe
> >
> no support for the 2.5 kernel again ?
> nothing in the tarbals and cvs
> 
> regards svetljo
> 
> 
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