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From: Kevin Corry <kevcorry@us.ibm.com>
To: "Kevin P. Fleming" <kpfleming@backtobasicsmgmt.com>
Cc: Joe Thornber <thornber@sistina.com>,
	Linux Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@zip.com.au>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
Subject: Re: [Patch 3/5] dm: make v4 of the ioctl interface the default
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2003 11:28:04 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <200311251128.04443.kevcorry@us.ibm.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <3FC38E85.1020100@backtobasicsmgmt.com>

On Tuesday 25 November 2003 11:16, Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
> Kevin Corry wrote:
>
>   	---help---
> -	  Recent tools use a new version of the ioctl interface, only
> -          select this option if you intend using such tools.
> +	  Recent tools use this new version of the ioctl interface. Only
> +	  select N for this option if you use out-of-date tools that weren't
> +	  compiled for this interface (e.g. LVM2 prior to v2.00.00).
>
> Actually, I don't think LVM2 uses the device mapper ioctls at all; it
> use libdevmapper which calls the ioctls on its behalf.

True. I imagine Joe will know the exact version numbers of LVM2 and 
libdevmapper that require the old interface. I believe the version I 
mentioned is from the appropriate time-frame, though.

-- 
Kevin Corry
kevcorry@us.ibm.com
http://evms.sourceforge.net/


  reply	other threads:[~2003-11-25 17:31 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 19+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-11-25 16:24 2.6.0-t10-dm1 Joe Thornber
2003-11-25 16:30 ` [Patch 1/5] dm: fix block device resizing Joe Thornber
2003-11-25 16:31 ` [Patch 2/5] dm: remove dynamic table resizing Joe Thornber
2003-11-25 16:33 ` [Patch 3/5] dm: make v4 of the ioctl interface the default Joe Thornber
2003-11-25 16:47   ` Kevin P. Fleming
2003-11-25 17:05     ` Joe Thornber
2003-11-25 17:15       ` Kevin P. Fleming
2003-11-25 18:00         ` Joe Thornber
2003-11-25 17:29       ` Wichert Akkerman
2003-11-25 20:18         ` Alasdair G Kergon
2003-11-25 23:45           ` Adrian Bunk
2003-11-26 11:39             ` Joe Thornber
2003-11-25 17:09     ` Kevin Corry
2003-11-25 17:16       ` Kevin P. Fleming
2003-11-25 17:28         ` Kevin Corry [this message]
2003-11-25 17:20   ` Christoph Hellwig
2003-11-25 17:59     ` Joe Thornber
2003-11-25 16:34 ` [Patch 4/5] dm: set io restriction defaults Joe Thornber
2003-11-25 16:35 ` [Patch 5/5] dm: dm_table_event() sleep on spinlock bug Joe Thornber

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