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Re: [linux-lvm] is devfs required?



On Thu, Feb 21, 2002 at 02:36:02PM +0000, Vincent AE Scott wrote:
> Hi there,
> i've been tinkering with LVM, but i'm having some issues with it, and i
> was wondering if anyone here could help shed some light for me?
> 
> i'm using LVM on a 2.4.17-19mdk kernel patched up to 1.0.3
> it *appears* that when i boot up without devfs support, i frequently
> cant create/extened/mount filesystems.  but when i boot up with devfs
> support it seems to work.
> 
> is devfs required to use LVM?

No, but in case you use devfs, you need to go with the long devfs
device pathes.

> 
> without it, ive seen lvcreate SEGV when attempting to create a new
> volume.  

Hm.
Seems to be more of a tool bug.
Which tool version are you using?
In case of 0.9.1 Beta something, you should update to 1.0.3, which we
released last Monday.

> 
> or are there any known problems with using LVM on an SMP host?  i cant
> think of anything else that might be causing these strange problems.
> 
> oh, and FYI, it was setup up using 1.0.1-rc4ish

That should be fine but as said, you could still run older tools
which might be causing the SEGV.

> 
> TIA,
> -vince
> 
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