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    SubjectRe: Linux 2.4 <-> 2.6 compatibility
    On Sun, 26 Oct 2003, Jochen Hein wrote:

    > Matthias Andree <> writes:
    > > As 2.6 starts stabilizing, PLEASE try to synch up major components of
    > > 2.6 and 2.4 so that the same user space can be used for either version.
    > > It's fine with modutils and stuff, but when it comes to LVM, these 2.4
    > > and 2.6 versions are a problem.
    > Debian SID contains lvm10, lvm2 and lvm-common, which can be installed
    > together and work for both kernels. Backport to woody was simple.

    this is true in terms of userland utils but you still need to perform a
    transition of kernels. 2.4 -> 2.4 + devicemapper patch -> 2.6. Until now i
    couldn't find a way to jump directly from 2.4 to 2.6 and converting from
    lvm1 to lvm2 at the same time.

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