When Stratis adopts LVM, it would be desirable that Stratis-internal LVM PVs, VGs, LVs etc. do not show up or interfere with the user's independent usage of LVM.
This request would need wider justification.
There is obvious solution with filtering (so system's LVM doesn't see disks maintained by 'Stratis' tool and Stratis tool is not seeing non-startis devices).
But I'm not sure why 'cutting-off' main 'feature' ?
IMHO it's very similar to the request request to make 'dd' tool not seeing Stratis devices.. (or udev, or systemd, or ....)
(In reply to Zdenek Kabelac from comment #1)
> IMHO it's very similar to the request request to make 'dd' tool not seeing
> Stratis devices.. (or udev, or systemd, or ....)
No it isn't. I think you're misunderstanding the request.
comment#0 starts with: "When Stratis adopts LVM". Meaning stratis is using LVM to manage the storage on the system.
Seem the request is to be able to somehow selectively hide storage. stratis's lvm commands would still need to see the storage. But non-stratis LVM users on the same machine wouldn't be able to see that storage.
Not quite sure _why_ we have such little faith in the admins to not be idiots but that is at the heart of this request: save users from themselves.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 26 development cycle.
Changing version to '26'.
If I were an admin, I might assume that since the volumes comprising my Stratis pool showed up in LVM tools, then I may use LVM tools to administer them if I want. If this wasn't true, then of course they wouldn't show up, right? :) So we need to make them not show up.
I think this is a basic requirement if LVM is to be used for an "embedded" use case.
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