2.2. Downloading EVMS

To install EVMS, download the latest version of EVMS (evms-2.0.0.tar.gz) from the EVMS project homepage. This file contains source code patches for the Linux kernel and source code for all necessary user-space administration tools.

After downloading the file, use the tar command to extract the files in the appropriate place. In the following example, the files are extracted in /usr/src. You can substitute another directory.

cd /usr/src 
tar xvzf evms-2.0.0.tar.gz