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Re: [linux-lvm] Re: [ANNOUNCE] LVM reimplementation ready for beta testing



On Thu, Jan 31, 2002 at 02:53:10AM +0100, Daniel Phillips wrote:
> On January 30, 2002 09:22 pm, Joe Thornber wrote:
> > The new kernel driver (known as "device-mapper") supports volume
> > management in general and is no longer Linux LVM specific.
> > As such it is a separate package from LVM2 which you will need
> > to download and install before building LVM2.
> > 
> >  ftp://ftp.sistina.com/pub/LVM2/device-mapper/device-mapper-beta1.tgz
> 
> Hi, thanks a lot for this fine gift.  One small point: I downloaded these
> files right away of course, then I renamed device-mapper-beta1.tgz as
> LVM2-mapper-beta1.tgz, so I'd be able to find these things in my (very
> full) download directory.  What do you think about doing it that way at
> source?

Well, as said in the annoucement the device-mapper is no longer Linux LVM
specific and therefore we choosed to give it a name without any 'LVM' substring
in its name. device-mapper is just a package LVM2 needs to run beside others
like linux-kernel ;-)

> 
> > The userland tools are available from here:
> > 
> >  ftp://ftp.sistina.com/pub/LVM2/tools/LVM2.0-beta1.tgz
> 
> -- 
> Daniel
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