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Re: [linux-lvm] Re: GRUB + LVM + XFS?



On Tue, Jan 08, 2002 at 10:48:11AM +1000, Adrian Head wrote:
> On Tue, 8 Jan 2002 05:54, Rupa Schomaker wrote:
> > I'm having toubles with the current CVS version of the XFS kernel.  I
> > haven't had time to look at it completely, but... it could be:
> >
> > 1) mismatch between userspace and kernel (what LVM is in the XFS
> >    kernel?  I'm using the debian lvm10 userspace).
> >
> > 2) bad config
> >
> > 3) ???
> >
> > A quick "bt" at boot in kdb shows that devfs is in the call path.  No,
> > I haven't had time to write everything down. :(  Man, I wish there was
> > an easy to dump the kdb info or an OOPs to disk...
> 
> Well all I do is for getting kdb output is to use a serial console and 
> another computer - then cut and past then send  ;-).
> 
> It is very interesting that devfs is referenced - there was a LVM memory 
> corruption problem and a patch for LVM/devfs - it can be found here:
> http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-xfs&m=101031443221058&w=2
> 
> From my experience it seems that LVM 1.0.1rc4(ish) is way more robust than 
> the updated LVM 1.0.1 or even CVS LVM 1.0.1 yesterday.

Do you have some input which particular changes cause it?
Thanks.

> However, not 
> everything works as expected with either. You can find a results table for a 
> few tests I have conducted here: (of course YMMV)
> http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-lvm&m=100994364215110&w=2
> 
> I think you would be very interested in the discussions and activity that has 
> been occuring on the linux-xfs & linux-lvm lists at the moment regarding XFS 
> and LVM.  If you are seeing problems I would be very interested in finding 
> out how your problems differ from mine.
> 
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> Adrian Head
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