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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