Re: [PATCH] devfs support for LVM

From: Christoph Hellwig (
Date: Wed Sep 06 2000 - 09:02:15 EST

On Wed, Sep 06, 2000 at 03:48:53PM +0000, Heinz J. Mauelshagen wrote:
> > I can add a patch that does full-blown devfs
> > checking to the tools, but this needs a lot of work.
> Actually changing the tools to recognize devfs seems fairly simple.
> I am already working on it.
> _But_ the LVM Metadata on disk has the old names stored which causes the
> need to have an old naming sceme to new naming sceme admin change tool
> for handling this.

That's the most difficult thing I was thinking about.
My idea was to simply ignore the actual name of the pv and
use it as UUID instead.

I'll post the proposal to linux-lvm soon.


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