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Re: [linux-lvm] What are they talking about?

On Wednesday 21 May 2003 15:53, Greg Freemyer wrote:
> Kevin,
> I understand how LVM2, DM, and EVMS are architected.
> I still have no idea what the article is talking about.
> Are you saying that the referenced sources just don't understand how it all
> works and that the "industrial-strength Logical Volume Manager" they want
> is achievable via the current DM implementation in combination with
> appropriate high quality user-space tools?

Yes, that would be my opinion. DM provides all of the infrastructure that the 
kernel requires. (It can be further enhanced by adding sub-modules 
("targets") to provide new ways to map devices). Then it's up to the 
user-space tools to figure out how to best use this infrastructure.

> That certainly agrees with what I thought and why I was so confused by the
> article.

I was quite confused by the article as well. :)

Kevin Corry
kevcorry us ibm com

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