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From: Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@...>
Subject: Re: disk partitioning
Date: Thu, 8 Feb 2007 11:39:05 +0000 (UTC)
Lindsay Haisley <fmouse-gentoo@...> posted
1170866949.5246.18.camel@..., excerpted below, on  Wed,
07 Feb 2007 10:49:09 -0600:

> The impression I got was that EVMS was never intended to be competitive
> with LVM, but was rather intended to be an umbrella disk management
> system which would handle RAID, LVM, partitioning, etc - anything in
> Linux which involves management of disk utilization.  There are
> basically two parts to EVMS.  One is the management system itself, which
> presents a published API.  This was the central part of the project, as
> I understood it.  The EVMS devs also wrote a GUI to interact with the
> API, which was both a proof of concept and a usable interface.  There
> are also CLI tools to manage EVMS, yes?  Same API.  So basically EVMS
> was always focused at a higher level of management than is LVM.

Thanks for expanding my knowledge.  As I said, I've never tried EVMS, just
used the lower level stuff, which worked fine once I actually took the
time to read up on and familiarize myself with it.

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and if you use the program, he is your master."  Richard Stallman

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