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Re: [bug-fdisk] LVM physical volymes

From: Christian
Subject: Re: [bug-fdisk] LVM physical volymes
Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2010 00:56:11 +0200

Il giorno mar, 30/03/2010 alle 19.59 +0200, Emil Assarsson ha scritto:
> Hi,
> I sometimes use LMV physical volumes (PV) directly on block devices to
> not get problem when I extend it (via SAN). If I use partitions
> between the linux-kernel needs to reload the partition table which
> means that I need to unmount.
> However: the problem is that fdisk does not tell the administrator
> about LVM physical volumes so he/she can do a mistake and partition
> the device.
> It would be nice if fdisk could recognize the PV label and inform the
> user about this.

Hi Emil,
        Thanks for report!

In fact what you say is true, it might seem that the changes are not
committed. And I think this change requires little work.

You can find this change (and others) in the next release but it could
take some time because we were writing the software from the beginning.


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