[linux-lvm] Revised petition WAS: LVM in stock kernel!?

Luca Berra bluca at comedia.it
Fri Aug 27 09:13:58 UTC 1999

I completely agree with Andreas, snapshots and volume logs
are a feature of veritas vxfs (journaled filesystem)
not veritas LVM. 
On Thu, Aug 26, 1999 at 09:38:37PM -0600, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> Shane writes:
> > - Integration with IBM's ADSM backup allows Linux machines to be backed up
> >   "snapshot" style by simply syncing volumes and grabbing volume data.
> I would like to learn specifically what this is before we post this list
> anywhere.  I don't know of any "integration" with ADSM and Linux LVM.  I
> don't think the current LVM supports mirrored LVs, so there is no possibility
> of a snapshot of a filesystem...
> > - The ability to add a sort of volume log allows almost instant volume
> >   resyncing while maintaining an active data volume.
> I don't think this is currently possible either with Linux LVM...  Let's
> stick with what works before we go talking about features that don't
> exist yet.
> You can add me as a strong supporter of LVM for Linux.  I think any OS
> that doesn't have LVM these days is a pain in the a**.
> Cheers, Andreas
> -- 
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> Dept of Electrical & Computer Engineering \  cancel out, leaving him still
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