Disk layout for XO-1.5

Sascha Silbe sascha-ml-ui-sugar-olpc-devel at silbe.org
Mon Aug 3 05:20:26 EDT 2009

On Sun, Aug 02, 2009 at 05:34:26PM -0600, Martin Langhoff wrote:

> Having used LVM, I am less that enthusiastic about it. It definitely
> requires a lot of cooperation from the filesystem, the process is
> cumbersome, and data-loss prone.
Care to elaborate? I've been using LVM for many years on lots of systems 
and never had a single problem.
How does it require "cooperation from the filesystem"? It's just a block 
layer, you can store arbitrary data on it (and I've done so in the 

CU Sascha

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