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Re: backups



mattdm mattdm org (Matthew Miller) writes:

>> Well, it's not quite the same thing.  You can't safely dump a live
>> filesystem, making it unusable for me.  Also it's far less granular
>> than an archiver like tar or dar.
>
> Have you looked at making lvm snapshots and dumping those?

LVM snapshots are not usably at the moment: for kernel 2.4 they work with
a kernel patch only, and for kernel 2.6 they are marked as experimental
which is confirmed by my experiences (kernel-panics on creation and manual
cleanup required).



Enrico



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