Migrating LVM volume groups to DMP

You can use DMP instead of third-party drivers for advanced storage management. This section describes how to set up DMP to manage LVM volume groups and the file systems operating on them.

To set up DMP, migrate the devices from the existing third-party device drivers to DMP.

Table: Supported migration paths shows the supported native solutions and migration paths.

Table: Supported migration paths

Operating system

Native solution

Migration procedure


EMC PowerPath

See Migrating to DMP from EMC PowerPath.


Hitachi Data Link Manager (HDLM)

See Migrating to DMP from Hitachi Data Link Manager (HDLM).


IBM Multipath IO (MPIO)

See Migrating to DMP from IBM Multipath IO (MPIO) or MPIO path control module (PCM).