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    SubjectRe: Device-mapper submission for 2.4
    On Tue, Dec 09, 2003 at 03:23:50PM +0100, Stefan Smietanowski wrote:
    > Joe Thornber wrote:
    >
    > >On Tue, Dec 09, 2003 at 11:15:08AM -0200, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
    > >
    > >>I believe 2.6 is the right place for the device mapper.
    > >
    > >
    > >So what's the difference between a new filesystem like XFS and a new
    > >device driver like dm ?
    >
    > One thing you're missing is that after all, XFS has existed longer than
    > dm. Hell, XFS existed before 2.4 did (in a Linux form, I'm not talking
    > IRIX now).

    Correct, dm is only 2 and a half years old.

    - Joe
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