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Re: CVS commit: src

On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 03:24:19PM +0000, Adam Hamsik wrote:
> [...]
> Log Message:
> Merge the haad-dm branch to -current. This branch adds LVM functionality to
> the base NetBSD system. It uses Linux LVM2 tools and our BSD licensed
> device-mapper driver.
> The device-mapper driver can be used to create virtual block devices which
> maps virtual blocks to real with target mapping called target. Currently
> these targets are available a linear, zero, error and a snapshot (this is
> work in progress and doesn't work yet).
> The lvm2tools adds lvm and dmsetup binary to based system, where the lvm
> tool is used to manage and administer whole LVM and the dmestup is used to
> communicate iwith device-mapper kernel driver. With these tools also
> a libdevmapper library is instaled to the base system.
> Building of tools and driver is currently disable and can be enabled with
> MKLVM=yes in mk.conf. I will add sets lists and rc.d script soon.

Thanks, Adam, this adds some significant functionality which we were
lacking before, and with an interface that others know fairly well
(if people are unaware, the Logical Volume Management tools come from

Nice work!


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