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    SubjectRe: [RFCI] How best to partition MD/raid devices in 2.6
    Hi Neil,

    On Fri, 14 Nov 2003, Neil Brown wrote:

    > 4/ just use 'dm', or write a new 'md' module that can present a
    > partition of a device. Then leave the setup to user-space.
    > This is least impact on the kernel, but most impact on
    > user-space. It would not be too hard to create a userspace tool

    From a user/admin POV, I'd say go with dm. Even the 'virt-partition
    by way of dm' isnt needed if you have LVM tools, but I guess might be
    nice to obviate need for extra tools. (though, I couldnt live without
    LVM anymore, its just /too/ useful.).

    regards,
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