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SubjectRe: v2.6 vs v3.0
On Monday 30 September 2002 02:05, Michael Clark wrote:
> On 09/30/02 05:46, Matthias Andree wrote:
> >
> > Is not EVMS ready for the show? Is Linux >=2.6 going to have LVM2 and
> > EVMS? Or just LVM2? I'm not aware of the current status, but I do recall
> > having seen EVMS stable announcements (but not sure about 2.5 status).
> From reading the EVMS list, it was working with 2.5.36 a couple weeks
> ago but needs some small bio and gendisk changes to work in 2.5.39.
> CVS version may be up-to-date quite soon from reading the thread.
> It seems to be further along in 2.5 support than LVM2 - also including
> the fact that EVMS supports LVM1 metadata (which the 2.5 version of LVM2
> may not do so quite so soon from mentions on the lvm list).
> I haven't tried EVMS but certainly from looking at the feature set,
> it looks more comprehensive and modular than LVM (with its support
> for multiple metadata personalities).
> I too have LVM on quite a few of my machines, including my desktop,
> and if I wanted to test 2.5 right now - i'd probably have to do it
> using EVMS.

EVMS is now up-to-date and running on 2.5.39. You can get the latest kernel
code from CVS ( or Bitkeepr
( There will be a new, full release (1.2) coming out
this week.

Kevin Corry
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