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SubjectRe: /proc/partitions for LVM
On Wed, Nov 22, 2000 at 04:05:39PM -0500, Brian Kress wrote:
> Question about /proc/partitions and LVM. LVM devices in
> /proc/partitions currently show up as lvma, lvmb, etc, depending on
> their device number. This breaks things like mount by filesystem
> name. Back when LVM existed as a patch, I believe there was some
> support in fs/partitions/check.c for showing the proper name for
> the device (something like <vgname>/<lvname>).

Yes.
It actually was <vgname>/<lvname>.

Linus didn't accept it though.

The code is still available in case he changes his mind.

> Are their any plans for something like this to be added
> or is their a reason it was taken out?
>
>
> BTW, 2.4.0-test11 is the first "perfect" kernel for me. It
> finally has everything I use working correctly. (well, with a
> small raid5 patch, anyway).
>
>
> Brian Kress
> kressb@fsc-usa.com
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Heinz -- The LVM guy --

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