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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/5] Add aix lvm partitions support files
On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 04:52:34AM -0700, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> lvm is mostly about the Linux specific formats. If you want to create
> a separate userspace consumer for device mapper that's probably also
> fine, but if you need support for complex layours device mapper is the
> way to go, and the partitioning layer isn't getting you anywhere.

If you can map the AIX volume manager objects onto the linux ones, you
can write a 'format' module for lvm2 to handle them.

Alasdair



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