[parisc-linux] partitioning on HPUX

Alan Cox alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Fri, 11 Jun 1999 22:48:40 +0100 (BST)

> Most Linux distributions really expect some sort of partitioning, so
> it's easier to just inherit an existing one. 

We get all the existing ones for free.

> Oh, and at some point we'll do LVM, but that'll mean merging it in with
> the existing Linux LVM tools.

It depends how smart the HP LVM is and if its documented enough. LVM is
just a variant on the raid striping problem so its not a lot of code to
support until you want to do clever stuff like live resizing