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Re: [linux-lvm] lvm metadata



On Tue, Nov 11, 2003 at 11:44:36AM +0100, Benoit wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I'm wondering why lvm metadata isn't stored directly into physical volumes. It 
> would then be possible to read it without having acces to any filesystem. 

It is.

> You may ask why. Then is my second question, why aren't vgscan and vgchange 
> implemented in kernel and called at boot time ? This would make us be able to 
> consider logical volumes as standard partitions and mount them easily, even 
> as /

That's what an initrd/initramfs is for ;)

> 
> Thank you,
> Benoit.
> 
> PS: Please cc-me with the anser as I'm not subscribed to the list.
> 
> 
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