[linux-lvm] [Announce] device-mapper beta3 (fast snapshots)
joe at fib011235813.fsnet.co.uk
Wed May 22 07:52:02 UTC 2002
Beta3 of device-mapper is now available at:
The accompanying LVM2 toolset:
The main addition for this release is high performance persistent
snapshots, see http://people.sistina.com/~thornber/snap_performance.html
for a comparison with LVM1 and EVMS.
Please be warned that snapshots will deadlock under load on 2.4.18
kernels due to a bug in the VM syste, 2.4.19-pre8 works fine.
pvmove is now the only major feature that LVM2 lacks compared with
- The LVM2 team (Patrick Caulfield, Alasdair Kergon, Joe Thornber)
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