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[linux-lvm] Re: any helpful document for lvm driver and tool



On Thu, Oct 24, 2002 at 02:51:28PM -0700, bmoon wrote:
> LVM gurus,
> 
> Are there any documents which can help me to understand the source codes for
> lvm driver, and
> LVM tool?
> 
> There are tqo nice documents related with LVM such as
> 
> - The logical Volume manager white paper from SUSE
> - Volume managers in Linux - David Teigland & Heinz Mauelshagen.
> 
> These helped me to understand the concept of LVM, but they do not cover
> any design concepts or data structure or implementation details.
> 
> Yes, I could find some information on each source codes.
> 
> Any more?

Bo,
no.

you want to read the source code starting with the metadata definitions
in lvm.h and the metadata read/write routines in:

   pv_{read|write}*.c,
   vg_{read|write}*.c,
   lv_{read|write}*.c


Give LVM2 a glance, which is compatible to LVM1 and has a better
structured library.

> 
> Regards,
> 
> Bo

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