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SubjectRe: Linux support for Microsoft dynamic disks?
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Art writes:
> Understanding the layout of a dynamic disk is just a part of the problem
> as far as I can see it.
> What if I have two (three,four) dynamic disks with volumes organized into a
> software stripe (raid0) under Windows?
> There must be an implementation of MS' software raid in the linux kernel in
> order to access that "striped filesystem" under linux, I'm I right?

I think the correct place to start implementing this is in the framework
of the EVMS project (http://sourceforge.net/projects/evms). It is doing
the work of a generalized block-remapping driver for Linux. They already
have working Linux LVM kernel drivers, along with MS-DOS partition code,
etc. Adding in the NT dynamic disk remapping would probably be welcome.

Cheers, Andreas
--
Andreas Dilger \ "If a man ate a pound of pasta and a pound of antipasto,
\ would they cancel out, leaving him still hungry?"
http://www-mddsp.enel.ucalgary.ca/People/adilger/ -- Dogbert
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