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Re: [linux-lvm] LVM2 and Kernel 2.5.xx



On Mon, Oct 07, 2002 at 04:33:59PM +0200, Kai Weber wrote:
> + Heinz J . Mauelshagen <mauelshagen sistina com>:
> 
> > the device-mapper code to Linus ASAP. This is supposed to be the
> > replacement for the LVM1 driver in 2.5 together with the LVM2 tools
> > (which are LVM1 compatible).
> 
> How will the migration from LVM1 to LVM2 work? Would LVM1 volumes
> be easily convertible into LVM2 without data loss?

LVM2 is completely metadata format compatible with LVM1.
IOW: it supports the LVM1 metadata read-write.

The upgrade is a matter of installing the LVM2 and device-mapper
software (properly ;-) and running "vgscan ; vgchange -ay".


> 
> Kai
> 
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Heinz    -- The LVM Guy --

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