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Re: [linux-lvm] Changing dev_t-devname mapping in lvmlib seems to be problematic



Hi Stuart,
with device mapper it's very easy to switch the underneath stack,
using dmsetup reload. (So now you would ask why would I want to do
it?)

Alex.


On Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 7:52 PM, Stuart D. Gathman <stuart bmsi com> wrote:
> On Mon, 24 Oct 2011, Alexander Lyakas wrote:
>
>>> dm-xxx devices are created dynamicaly - there is currently no way to
>>> have a fixed dm device node and it would be quite ugly to provide such
>>> feature.
>>
>> I did not understand this comment. Do you mean the dm-xxx devices that
>> LVM creates for its LVs? I was talking about dm-linear devices that I
>> use for PVs.
>
> Why are you using dm-linear for PVs?
>
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