[linux-lvm] LVM 0.8final for 2.2.15/2.2.16?

Paul Jakma paul at clubi.ie
Thu Jun 8 00:47:35 UTC 2000

On Thu, 8 Jun 2000, Michael Marxmeier wrote:

> IMHO when creating a snapshot LVM could simply sync all outstanding
> buffers for the block device vialog block_fsync() (not sure if this

to be 100% safe there must be no possibility that some fs code could
run between block_fsync() and the actual point of snapshot creation i
think. (right?)
> does a lock_kernel() is might even be sufficient.
> Any reason why this is not suffiecient?

if you can be sure that lvm-snapshot won't be intterrupted between
the sync and the actual snapshot, then it should be ok, shouldn't it?

> Michael

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