[linux-lvm] Re: Backing up life filesystems

Stephen C. Tweedie sct at redhat.com
Fri Jan 7 18:14:47 UTC 2000


On Fri, 7 Jan 2000 10:13:00 -0500 (EST), "Peter J. Braam"
<braam at cs.cmu.edu> said:

> I fully concur that snapshots are good for this purpose.  Are the LVM
> snapshots coming at the expense of suspending striping?  They are not
> the "copy on write" snapshots which WAFL, Coda/AFS and our little
> project (www.lustre.org) have right?

They should be proper COW from what I understand: Heinz, correct me if
I'm wrong?


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