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SubjectRe: [PATCH 000 of 5] md: Introduction
On Mon, Jan 23, 2006 at 11:45:22AM +0100, Lars Marowsky-Bree wrote:
> On 2006-01-23T11:38:51, Heinz Mauelshagen <mauelshagen@redhat.com> 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

Sure :-)

>, but let's please
> not pretend there's really sound and good technical reasons ;-)

Mind you that there's no need to argue about that:
this is based on requests to do it.

>
>
> Sincerely,
> 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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Regards,
Heinz -- The LVM Guy --

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