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rkoppelh
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ldmtool

Post by rkoppelh » 2017/07/08 01:54:21

Hi

I am setting up a dual boot windows 10 and Centos 7 Digital Content Creation workstation with Raid0 Windows 10 partitions that I'd like to access with Centos.
I understand that a tool ldmtool (package libldm) is available to do this but because Centos/RHEL does not enable during kernel compilation CONFIG_LDM_PARTITION per /boot/config-3.10.0-514.26.2.el7......, that it is not possible to use this tool without creating you own kernel.

Given Centos is aimed at the server community, I find it curious that there no support enabled for Windows stripped partitions for the LDM tool.

Would future kernel update be able to enable to compilation option?

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Re: ldmtool

Post by toracat » 2017/07/08 14:36:07

CentOS kernels are built from upstream (Red Hat) kernels without modifications (except for debranding). However there is CentOSPlus kernel that can accommodate bug fixes and new features. You can make a request for such changes at http://bugs.centos.org .
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