[arch-general] LVM Thin Provisioning

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Tue Nov 20 04:55:23 EST 2012

Am 19.11.2012 19:04, schrieb Squall Lionheart:
> I have been reading about Thin Provisioning in LVM and wanted to play with
> it however, when I try to create a thin pool it shows an error saying:
> # lvcreate --thinpool -L 1G vg/pool
>   WARNING: Unrecognised segment type thin
>   Unable to create LV with unknown segment type thin.
>   Run `lvcreate --help' for more information.

This should work

$ modinfo dm-thin-pool
license:        GPL
author:         Joe Thornber <dm-devel at redhat.com>
description:    device-mapper thin provisioning target
depends:        dm-persistent-data,dm-mod
intree:         Y
vermagic:       3.6.6-1-ARCH SMP preempt mod_unload modversions

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