lvm2 on big endian ach like PPC and others.

acrux acrux_it at libero.it
Wed Feb 9 17:32:21 UTC 2011


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On Wed, 09 Feb 2011 23:39:07 +1100
Danny Rawlins <monster.romster at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> 
> I have an important announcement for CRUX PPC folks, could someone
> forwarded this onto the correct PPC mailing list.
> 
> Any one in here on PPC using LVM2 I have an important announcement?
> Versions 2.02.75 to 2.02.83 inclusive calculated metadata checksums
> incorrectly on big endian archs.
> 
> 2.02.84 corrects this, metadata created with those versions can't be
> read on little endian archs or on earlier or later versions.
> 


hallo Danny,
thanks a lot for your advise as the bugged release is present with CRUX
PPC 2.7 release candidate!

I now noticed that 2.02.83 sources were already removed in favour of a
fixed 2.02.84 .

cheers,
- --nico
- -- 
GNU/Linux on Power Architecture
CRUX PPC - http://cruxppc.org/

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