Vinum ... to oblivion?

Matthias Petermann matthias at
Tue Feb 24 12:09:30 UTC 2015

Am 2015-02-23 20:12, schrieb asv:
> Hi everyone,
> I sadly realised that the gvinum section in handbook is gone (possibly
> since quite a while already). Nonetheless the tool is still available 
> on
> 10.1-RELEASE.
> But I don't understand why bringing this valuable tool to oblivion as I
> don't see other alternatives to (for example) achieve the following:
> MIRRORING + LVM + UFS2 (with MAC labels)

A bit surprising to me, too. Haven't seen any note on gvinum 
deprecation. I'd also be interested in lightweight alternatives. I 
currently use gvinum for on the fly creation of volumes with UFS2 on a 
Raspberry Pi with just 512MB of RAM.

Best regards,

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