On Thursday 30 May 2002 16:46PM, Thomas Lohmiuller wrote:
> > For now, I'm afraid to say that, EVMS will not work correctly with
> > because it sees the same metadata on both the produced RAID entity
> > and the consumed IDE entities, which will confuse most, if not all,
> > that lay metadata within them. ATARAID attempts the hide the partitions
> > on the consumed entities by modifying some in memory data structures.
> > Unfortunately, since EVMS reads the partition tables directly, it still
> > sees
> > the partitions and produces, in your case, hde1 and hdg1.
> could it be a solution for me to comment following line out?
> BLK_DEV_INFO( IDE2_MAJOR, "hd", "e", TYPE_IDE, INDEX_ALPHA );
Good idea! Remember to remove the line for "hd","g" as well,
then only the RAID device will be seen and you should be up
This is custom solution that should work for YOU with your
current configuration. If your configuration should change,
you may be required to tweak ldev_mgr.c accordingly to keep
> Is there any chance that this temporary solution would be compatible with
> future versions of evms?
Until a generic ATARAID solution is available, you will have
to modify ldev_mgr.c each time you upgrade EVMS.
> I really like evms and hope it's possible to use it this way.
Thanks for the kind words. I'm hoping we can come up with
something soon to at least make EVMS properly recognize