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SubjectRe: [PATCH 000 of 5] md: Introduction
On 2006-01-23T11:38:51, Heinz Mauelshagen <> wrote:

> > Ok, I still didn't get that. I must be slow.
> >
> > Did you implement some DM-internal stacking now to avoid the above
> > mentioned complexity?
> >
> > Otherwise, even DM-on-DM is still stacked via the block device
> > abstraction...
> No, not necessary because a single-level raid4/5 mapping will do it.
> Ie. it supports <offset> parameters in the constructor as other targets
> do as well (eg. mirror or linear).

An dm-md wrapper would not support such a basic feature (which is easily
added to md too) how?

I mean, "I'm rewriting it because I want to and because I understand and
own the code then" is a perfectly legitimate reason, but let's please
not pretend there's really sound and good technical reasons ;-)

Lars Marowsky-Brée

High Availability & Clustering
SUSE Labs, Research and Development
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH - A Novell Business -- Charles Darwin
"Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge"

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