Stooopid question re /dev/mapper
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Wed Dec 19 07:01:12 UTC 2007
On Dec 19, 2007 11:00 AM, Gene Heskett <gene.heskett at verizon.net> wrote:
> With a backup plan in place, I took a chance and added the invisible F8
> partition to the fstab of the FC6 install, And it worked flawlessly!!!
> So now I can copy over the scripts that make the magic of my email work
> and a
> bunch of other stuff that wasn't in the 30GB I copied the other night
> booted to F8, and mounting the FC6 volume.
> So, my question is:
> Is /dev/VolGroup0x/LogVol0x created by just by having it in the fstab?
I guess, the command `vgchange -a y` run during the init stages does the
trick of identifying, the
/dev/VolGroup0x/LogVol0x from your FC6/8.
> And secondarily, although I'll never hit the limit as I can't afford the
> drives or space in the box for them, what is the limit to the 0x in the
> strings, eg, how many are possible?
> Cheers, Gene
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