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SubjectRe: LVM 1.0 release decision

Andrea Arcangeli writes:
> I just switched to the >=beta4 lvm IOP for all 64bit archs. The previous
> one (the 2.4 mainline one) isn't feasible on the archs with 32bit
> userspace and 64bit kernel (it uses long). The IOP didn't changed btw,
> only the structures changed silenty.

They can be converted, there is in fact initial sparc64 code to
handle the existing LVM ioctls in arch/sparc64/kernel/ioctl32.c

Without argument, the LVM ioctls are done in such a way that
conversion is a bit difficult, but not entirely impossible.

David S. Miller
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