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SubjectRe: [PATCH] devfs support for LVM
On Tue, Sep 05, 2000 at 04:41:26PM -0600, Richard Gooch wrote:
> Christoph Hellwig writes:
> > Hi Linus,
> > I've updated my devfs for lvm patch to 2.4.0-test8pre.
> > Here it is.
> [...]
> > + lvm_devfs_handle = devfs_register(
> > + 0 , "lvm", 0, 0, LVM_CHAR_MAJOR,
> Does this really have to go into /dev rather than a subdirectory?

Yes. The userlevel tool can't handle other things without recompiling.
I can't use /dev/lvm, too because this is the name of the control file
without lvm (and the lvm tools will barf if this is a dircetory.


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