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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] large file support for lomount (for 32-bit dom0)

To: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] large file support for lomount (for 32-bit dom0)
From: Ian Jackson <Ian.Jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 9 Nov 2009 17:28:06 +0000
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Keir Fraser writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] large file support for lomount 
(for 32-bit dom0)"):
> Ah, now I see lomount was disabled by default in c/s 16742, which was by Ian
> Jackson and has a detailed changeset comment. It seems he thinks there are
> fine alternatives to lomount these days.

It's quite possible that although the alternatives to lomount work
better, they are less easy to use for a naive command line user.

If something with a better UI than kpartx is needed, a simple shell
script wrapper should be easy to write.  I'd be happy to review such a
thing if someone would care to write it.


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