Re: Installing LVM
Tom Allison <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >>I'm trying to install an LVM system under Debian.
> >>lvcreate -L3G /nusr vg0
> >>invalidate: busy buffer (about 20 repeats)
> >>/dev/mapper/control: open failed: No such file or directory
> >>Is device-mapper driver missing from kernel?
> >Well, is it?
> That does appear to be the case.
> I didn't expect to have to install a custom kernel to
> get a debian package to work. This was done with the
> debian 2.4.18 kernel. Do you know if this appears in a
> later kernel?
It does. Either you choose lvm10 and enable lvm-support in
your 2.4.18 kernel or you choose lvm20 and enable
device-mapper support in your 2.4.21 (probably patched)
In order to get you lvm-stuff to work fast -> use lvm10
and your 2.4.18 kernel.
There is no safe distance.