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Bug#247051: Package: installation-reports - laptop /lvm root

On Mon, 2004-05-03 at 19:22, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> * Gordon Heydon <gordon@heydon.com.au> [2004-05-04 08:28]:
> > Also on a side note, and I know that it is experimental, is that under
> > 2.6, debian installer couldn't load the lvm-mod module. I think it is
> > called something else now.
> Andres, any idea what happend to the lvm-mod module in 2.6?  Is dm-mod
> enough in 2.6 for LVM or is some other module needed?

lvm-mod is removed in 2.6; instead, dm-mod is used.  The userspace lvm2
stuff uses libdevmapper, which wraps ioctl handling.  Libdevmapper, in
turn, uses /dev/mapper/control (a dm-mod device), communicating w/
kernelspace via ioctls.

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