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Re: [linux-lvm] Re: [lvm-devel] *** ANNOUNCEMENT *** LVM 1.1-rc1 available at www.sistina.com



On Wed, Mar 20, 2002 at 04:51:37PM +0100, Anselm Kruis wrote:
> On Sun, 17 Mar 2002, Heinz J . Mauelshagen wrote:
> 
> > 
> > Thanks AJ!
> > 
> > And I even forgot to mention writable snapshots and pvresize ;-)
> Excelent. :-))

Well, it is lots of fun to be able to fully fsck a life filesystem by taking
a writable snapshot for eg. :)

Regards,
Heinz    -- The LVM Guy --

> 
> Regards Anselm
> 
> > Need to rework CHANGELOG later...
> > 
> > Regards,
> > Heinz    -- The LVM Guy --
> > 
> > 
> > On Fri, Mar 15, 2002 at 02:52:57PM -0600, AJ Lewis wrote:
> > > Hi all - Heinz is unavailable, so I'm sending this out for him:
> > > 
> > > LVM 1.1-rc1 release candidate supports both version 1 and 2 of the metadata.
> > > 
> > > Disclaimer:
> > > -----------
> > > This is not meant to be used on production systems!
> > > 
> > > 
> > > There's *no* need to run any metadata update tools.
> > > 
> > > Please test this release candidate and feed back results to the linux-lvm
> > > list in order to help us to release 1.1 ASAP.
> > > 
> > > A tarball is available now at
> > > 
> > >    <http://www.sistina.com/>
> > > 
> > > for download (Follow the "LVM 1.1-rc1" link).
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Changes to LVM 1.1-rc1 include:
> > > 
> > > o volume group quorum support is in enabling optional activation of volume
> > >   groups (vgchange -qn) in case at least one physical volume out of many is
> > >   still accessable enabling retrieval of data in logical volumes allocated
> > >   on the accessable devices
> > > 
> > > o vgimport supports importing by volume group name rather than requiring
> > >   a physical volume list
> > > 
> > > o creation of metadata backup files in /etc/lvmtab* and metadata archives in
> > >   /etc/lvmconf/ is now optional to help saving space for eg. on ram disks.
> > >   If vgscan is not run at all and /etc/lvmtab* are removed, no backup files
> > >   will be created.  If vgcfgbackup is not run at all and /etc/lvmconf/ is
> > >   removed, no archive files will be created.
> > > 
> > > o locations of metadata backups and archives are configurable through
> > >   environment varibles LVM_BACKUP_INDEX/LVM_BACKUP_DIR and LVM_ARCHIVE_DIR
> > >   respectively
> > > 
> > > o volume group static mode in order to avoid all configuration changes to a
> > >   volume group once set. This is useful to 'freeze' a volume group in order
> > >   to activate it in a cluster of for fail-over configurations
> > > 
> > > o the llseek cast bug has been fixed, which caused pvmove to fail beyond the
> > >   2GB offset
> > > 
> > > 
> > > o more...
> > > 
> > > 
> > > See the CHANGELOG file contained in the tarball for further information.
> > > 
> > > Feed back LVM related information to <linux-lvm sistina com>.
> > > 
> > > Thanks a lot for your support of LVM.
> > > 
> > > -- 
> > > AJ Lewis
> > > Sistina Software Inc.                  Voice:  612-638-0500
> > > 1313 5th St SE, Suite 111              E-Mail: lewis sistina com
> > > Minneapolis, MN 55414
> > > http://www.sistina.com
> > > 
> > > Current GPG fingerprint =  7792 2F3E 9D86 DA4C 9111 7837 982D 737B 9DBC 4EC9
> > > -----Begin Obligatory Humorous Quote----------------------------------------
> > > Sticks and stones may break my bones, and so would an 80 lb. carrot.
> > > -----End Obligatory Humorous Quote------------------------------------------
> > 
> > *** Software bugs are stupid.
> >     Nevertheless it needs not so stupid people to solve them ***
> > 
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> > 
> > Heinz Mauelshagen                                 Sistina Software Inc.
> > Senior Consultant/Developer                       Am Sonnenhang 11
> >                                                   56242 Marienrachdorf
> >                                                   Germany
> > Mauelshagen Sistina com                           +49 2626 141200
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> > 
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Heinz Mauelshagen                                 Sistina Software Inc.
Senior Consultant/Developer                       Am Sonnenhang 11
                                                  56242 Marienrachdorf
                                                  Germany
Mauelshagen Sistina com                           +49 2626 141200
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