Subject: Re: Cloning bdev/cdev devices, step one
To: Greywolf <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/10/2000 10:48:30
On Mon, 10 Jul 2000, Greywolf wrote:

> On Mon, 10 Jul 2000, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> I suppose, with the faster processors/disks, that this wouldn't be a
> problem, but unless it gets read into the kernel somewhere for lookups,
> wouldn't multiple layers of indirection be ... well, not prohibitive,
> exactly, but, excessive?

All the indirection would be in the kernel, and be as expensive as RAID is
now. The LVM programs in userland configure the different LVs in the

Take care,