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Re: [linux-lvm] LVM and Multipathing



On Wed, Sep 11, 2002 at 02:20:42PM +0200, Wormser, Sebastian wrote:
> 
> Hello Heinz,
> 
> thanks for the information. I'll look into the MD-approach.
> 
> I assume that the IBM patch to LVM1 is the patch that Stefan
> Baader was talking about, right?

Exactly.

> 
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> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Heinz J . Mauelshagen [mailto:mauelshagen sistina com]
> Sent:	Wed 2002-09-11 12:21
> To:	linux-lvm sistina com
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> Subject:	Re: [linux-lvm] LVM and Multipathing
> On Tue, Sep 10, 2002 at 04:09:00PM +0200, Wormser, Sebastian wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I am trying to find some information about the inclusion
> > of multipathing capabilities into LVM.
> > 
> > The most recent information I found in the mail archives was
> > from Heinz Mauelshagen back in April 2001, saying that it might
> > be included during summer 2001. Did this happen?
> 
> Sorry, not so far. We still want to have it this year in LVM2 though ;-)
> 
> Today your option is to put MD below LVM and use its multipathed devices as PVs.
> There's a patch from the IBM z-Series people for LVM1 as well, but this
> is under legal torture and not yet released publically AFAIK.
> 

Regards,
Heinz    -- The LVM Guy --

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