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On Fri, Dec 28, 2001 at 10:28:47AM -0600, Kevin Corry wrote:

> > > The EVMS Project uses a layered, plug-in model to provide unparalleled
> > > flexibility and extensibility in managing storage. This allows for
> > > easy expansion or customization of various levels of volume
> > > management.
> > > 
> > > Think of it as LVM done right.
> > 
> > I heard about this at Linux Kongress and am interested in it...if there
> > is a release available that is suitable for packaging, I will package
> > it.
> The most recent release for EVMS is on our website:
> http://www.sf.net/projects/evms/ The current release is 0.2.4. Our beta
> release (0.9.0) should be coming out mid-January. Right now, the releases
> are available as source tarballs and RPMs, and we'd love to have a debian
> package as well in the future. If you are interested in creating a debian
> package for EVMS, feel free to let me know if you have any questions about
> how EVMS works or how to get it installed and running.

I have already grabbed the latest release and started work on evms packages
for Debian, though I haven't touched them for over a week since I have been
away.  I should have experimental packages ready within the next week or so.

I have been using LVM for some time, and I am eager to start working with
EVMS.  Once I have working packages, I will be migrating some of my LVM
volumes to EVMS using them, which should be a good initial test.

I have not as yet built a kernel with the EVMS patch.  I hope it is possible
to include both LVM and EVMS for migration purposes; is this true?

 - mdz

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