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Re: [linux-lvm] using 160GB IDE drives under linux with LVM.



2002-02-08 00:47:16, Petro <petro auctionwatch com> wrote:

>On Thu, Feb 07, 2002 at 05:05:27PM -0600, Kirby C. Bohling wrote:
>> Why is he brave, it is just a converted 2.4.15-pre5 with a change to the 
>> version number if I remember correctly that has a filesystem bug when 
>> you umount during a reboot.  As long as he doesn't reboot and/or umount 
>> his data is save. :-)
>
>    I thought there were more changes than that. 
>
>    2.5.x is the development series, not the stable series. 

Not that the 2.4.x series is very stable anyway, with problems of different sorts (APIC for example)..

//Anders
>
>> 		Kirby
>> 
>> bzcat patch-2.4.15-to-2.5.0.bz2
>> 
>> diff -urN linux-2.4.15/Makefile linux-2.5.0/Makefile
>> --- linux-2.4.15/Makefile       Thu Nov 22 11:22:58 2001
>> +++ linux-2.5.0/Makefile        Thu Nov 22 22:23:44 2001
>> @@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
>>  VERSION = 2
>> -PATCHLEVEL = 4
>> -SUBLEVEL = 15
>> -EXTRAVERSION =-greased-turkey
>> +PATCHLEVEL = 5
>> +SUBLEVEL = 0
>> +EXTRAVERSION =
>> 
>>  KERNELRELEASE=$(VERSION).$(PATCHLEVEL).$(SUBLEVEL)$(EXTRAVERSION)
>> 
>> 
>> Petro wrote:
>> >On Thu, Feb 07, 2002 at 04:45:03PM -0600, John Moser wrote:
>> >
>> >>Is this specific to 2.4.X kernels?  I'm running 2.5.0, and I just noticed
>> >>that the 160 gig drives I was using are also partitioned at only 128Gigs.
>> >>
>> > 
>> >    No, it's at the IDE driver level. There are patches to get around
>> >    this that are being considered for the mainstream kernel (Andrei H.
>> >    I believe). 
>> >
>> >    Brave man running 2.5.0, the dot-zero release of a development
>> >    kernel. 
>> > 
>> >
>> >>-----Original Message-----
>> >>From: linux-lvm-admin sistina com [mailto:linux-lvm-admin sistina com]On
>> >>Behalf Of Andreas Dilger
>> >>Sent: Thursday, February 07, 2002 4:18 PM
>> >>To: linux-lvm sistina com
>> >>Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] using 160GB IDE drives under linux with LVM.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>On Feb 07, 2002  22:33 +0100, Terje Kvernes wrote:
>> >>
>> >>> [ Re: IDE 128GB disk limits ]
>> >>>
>> >>> now, I've added SCSI-devices that where > 500GiB with ease into LVM,
>> >>> but here I stumble.  is there some easy solution out there that I've
>> >>> missed?
>> >>>
>> >>> the box currently runs vanilla 2.4.16, only patched with LVM-1.0.1
>> >>> from 26/11.  patches or anything people want to toss at this will be
>> >>> highly appreciated.  we have two of these beasts from Maxtor, and
>> >>> stand to loose about 60GiB of space, which isn't all that neat.
>> >>>
>> >>This is a kernel IDE driver limit.  You need to patch with Andre Hedrik's
>> >>IDE patches to support IDE devices over this size.
>> >>
>> >>Cheers, Andreas
>> >>--
>> >>Andreas Dilger
>> >>http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2resize/
>> >>http://www-mddsp.enel.ucalgary.ca/People/adilger/
>> >>
>> >>
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