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

> Matthias Andree <matthias.andree@gmx.de> 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.

Fabio
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