Re: Volume management on Linux with the ext2fs.

Christopher Horn (
Tue, 22 Apr 1997 20:16:44 -0400

Miguel de Icaza wrote:

> I have been considering adding to Linux volume management
> capabilities, in the spirit of the IRIX volume management, where it is
> possible for a file system to span multiple devices.

There was a VPS project inspired by the LVM in AIX that aimed to
implement a volume management system. While it would have fallen short
the what AIX offers, it did sound like it would offer a great deal of
flexibility. Not sure if the project fizzled out though, but might be
worth looking into to see if anyone else has already started doing any