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    SubjectRe: EVMS Submission for 2.5
    On Thursday 03 October 2002 09:51, Alexander Viro wrote:
    > On Thu, 3 Oct 2002, Kevin Corry wrote:
    > > > IOW, the real question is what are you going to do with that list of
    > > > gendisks?
    > >
    > > EVMS will try to read volume metadata from each device and activate
    > > volumes if it finds any pertinent metadata.
    > _Ouch_. "Each" as in...? E.g. do you want to do that for floppies?
    > Cdroms? EVMS volumes themselves? Things like /dev/loop? (and if yes, at
    > which point do you do that?)

    EVMS can filter out devices that don't make sense to probe for volumes.
    Currently it ignores such things as floppies and cd-roms, as well as EVMS
    volumes. We have actually added the ability to probe loop devices, though,
    since we had several requests for that functionality.

    Kevin Corry
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