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Re: [linux-lvm] Re: Welcome to the "linux-lvm" mailing list



On Wed, Mar 30, 2005 at 09:02:28AM +0800, Andy Sy wrote:
Just like the kernel is now able to autodetect and
autoenable md RAID arrays, are there plans to make
kernel autodetection of md arrays is almost always a bad idea,
it is far better to use mdadm in user space for that.

lvm do the same?  (i.e integrate the functionality
of vgscan / vgchange -ay,-an into the kernel)
no, it is an user space task, there is no reason to
burden the kernel with this.

a different thing my be said for kernel level manual configuration
(the md=....) commandline, but i dont' feel the need to implement
a device mapper kernel commandline to achieve this.

L.

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