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[Evms-devel] Re: RFP: EVMS



On Friday 28 December 2001 23:48, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 28, 2001 at 10:28:47AM -0600, Kevin Corry wrote:
> > 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.

Great!

> 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.

Let me know how your tests go.

> 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?

Yep. I run kernels with both EVMS and LVM enabled. Just make sure you don't 
mount the same LV with both systems at the same time. Also, if you make any 
volume modifications with one system (add/delete LVs, add/delete PVs from a 
VG, etc), you may need to reboot in order for the other to pick up the 
changes.

-Kevin



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