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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Remove LVM from 2.5 (resend)


    On Wed, 2 Oct 2002, Andreas Dilger wrote:

    > On Oct 02, 2002 23:46 +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
    > > Absolutely - taking the core EVMS(say the core code and the bits to do
    > > LVM1) and polishing them up to be good clean citizens without code
    > > duplication and other weirdness would be a superb start for EVMS as a
    > > merge candidate. The rest can follow a piece at a time once the core is
    > > right if EVMS is the right path
    >
    > I actually see EVMS as the "VFS for disk devices". It is a very good
    > way to at allow dynamic disk device allocation, and could relatively
    > easily be modified to use all of the "legacy" disk major devices and
    > export only real partitions (one per minor).
    >
    > You could have thousands of disks and partitions without the current
    > limitations on major/minor device mapping.
    >
    > This was one of the things that Linus was pushing for when 2.5 started.

    ... and you don't need EVMS for that.

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