[dm-devel] snapshot driver...

christophe varoqui christophe.varoqui at free.fr
Wed Jul 14 09:47:40 UTC 2004

On mar, 2004-07-13 at 14:09, Manu Tayal wrote:
> Hi,
> I am supposed to be writing a snapshot driver which can be used to take a
> snapshot of any volume on the Linux box irrespective of whether the volume is
> a part of EVMS or LVM. The device mapper module has the snapshot code with
> it. Can somebody advise me whether it will be a good idea to use that
> snap-shot code and convert it into an independent driver?
the current device mapper snapshot target already does what you want.
You seem to describe a lightweight userland parser (evms & lvm[2]
metadata) tool to drive that target.


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