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Re: 2.6 LVM problem

On Monday 10 May 2004 10:55, Andrew Ingram wrote:
> /dev/mapper/control: open failed: No such device
> Is device-mapper driver missing from kernel?
> Warning: '/proc/partitions' does not match '/dev' directory structure.
>     Name change: '/dev/lvma' -> '/dev/vg00/mythtvlv'
> Added 2.6.5
> Added 2.4.22-HT *
> Device mapper is installed in the kernel. Some googling showed that 
> this was the sort of message that people using DEVFS in their kernel
> experienced. I'm not using DEVFS however.

Which kernel is device mapper built into?  If you were trying to run lilo 
from your 2.4 kernel and hadn't got device mapper built into it you would 
likely get that error.

As for 2.6, don't forget you will also need the newer LVM userspace tools.


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