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SubjectRe: Volume Managers in Linux
On Wed, 4 Nov 1998, MOLNAR Ingo wrote:

>
> On Tue, 3 Nov 1998, Rik van Riel wrote:
>
> > > Having support for LVM in the kernel is so minimal it isn't
> > > even funny. It is userland to the hilt. The patch to kernel
> > > (ftp://ftp.msede.com/pub/linux/lvm/lvm-2.1-patch) is a grand
> > > total of 5k, and the rest is userland utilities and a SUPER
> > > handy lvm library.
> >
> > Wow, only 5k. [...]
>
> it's _not_ 5k. Yes the kernel patch is 5k, but there is also an lvm.c
> 'file' which is a kernel module but is kernel code most definitely:
>
> hell:~/LVM/0.4alpha> ls -l kernel/lvm.c
> -rw-r--r-- 1 mingo mingo 67109 Jun 28 19:43 kernel/lvm.c
>
> nowhere near 5k. Or we could just argue 'Linux RAID is only 10 lines of
> support in the kernel'. (the rest is just 300k of module source code)

Oops... forgot that... Didn't MEAN to misrepresent it as I did.
Sorry!

-Shawn
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