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Re: [linux-lvm] determing lvm support



On Mon, Dec 22, 2003 at 08:03:34AM -0800, Rich Turner wrote:
> > > look for "device-mapper" in /proc/devices or
> > It's better to check for that in /proc/misc, which will tell you whether
> > or not device-mapper support is present in the running kernel.
> why is it better to check in /proc/misc? when device-mapper support is
> loaded, it shows up in both /proc/misc as well as /proc/devices.

You can only guarantee its appearance in /proc/devices while you
have a device active.

Alasdair
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agk uk sistina com



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