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SubjectRe: [PATCH] devfs support for LVM
On Wed, Sep 06, 2000 at 04:02:15PM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 06, 2000 at 03:48:53PM +0000, Heinz J. Mauelshagen wrote:
> > > I can add a patch that does full-blown devfs
> > > checking to the tools, but this needs a lot of work.
> >
> > Actually changing the tools to recognize devfs seems fairly simple.
> > I am already working on it.
> >
> > _But_ the LVM Metadata on disk has the old names stored which causes the
> > need to have an old naming sceme to new naming sceme admin change tool
> > for handling this.
>
> That's the most difficult thing I was thinking about.
> My idea was to simply ignore the actual name of the pv and
> use it as UUID instead.

I already did that in the actual 0.9 LVM source.
Every PV has its own UUID now and a list of all the UUIDs of all PVs of
the VG in case it belongs to one.

>
> I'll post the proposal to linux-lvm soon.
>
>
> Christoph
>
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