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Re: [linux-lvm] lvm and Debian



On Fri, Jan 18, 2002 at 11:58:03AM +0100, Pierrick PONS wrote:
> > > 
> > > Am I obliged to use lvm_1.0.1-rc4 (that's the latest I found on Sistina web 
> > > site ) if I'm under a 2.4.17 kernel ?
> > 
> > The text on http://www.sistina.com/products_lvm_download.htm is not up
> > to date. There's 1.0.1 final already on the FTP server. Just follow the
> > link to 1.0.1rc4.
> > 
> > Although I did not have any problems with the 1.0.1rc4(ish) code in
> > stock kernel 2.4.17, I'd recommend using 1.0.1. 
> > 
> > Regards, Markus
> > 
> > -- 
> > Free the Fluffy Bunny.
> > 
> 
> There's a thing I don't understand : is the lvm_1.0.1rc4 patch still in the 
> 2.4.17 kernel or do I have to patch my 2.4.17 kernel to use lvm and lvm 
> commands ?

    Yes, it's still in the kernel.

    You're better off patching to 1.0.1 release, and if you want to do
    snaps, the VFS lock patch. 

> I thought that using a 2.4.17 kernel permitted to have lvm fonctionalities and 
> not to be obliged to patch the kernel.

    You don't have to. 

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