[linux-lvm] cannot mount snapshot volumes

Patrick Caulfield caulfield at sistina.com
Wed Sep 25 02:44:44 UTC 2002

On Tue, Sep 24, 2002 at 05:37:50PM +0200, Marien Tielemans - Van Boxtel Software BV wrote:
>    Hello ,
>    I am using a stock RedHat 7.3 server (ext 3 fs) with lvm 1.0.3 installed ,
>    i upgraded lvm to 1.0.5 ( kernel patch etc.).
>    LVM works fine however i cannot mount the created snapshot volume.
>    When doing a mount the server tells me : Wrong fs type , bad option, bas
>    superblock on /dev/lvmgroup1/snapshot , or too many mounted file systems.
>    In the mailing list i read that the solution for this problem : patch the
>    kernel with  linux-2.4.18-VFS-lock.patch.( applied in the 1.0.5 tar file)
>    However when i apply the patch i get messages about Reverse patches and
>    several chunks and files not being patched .So compiling the kernel again
>    also gives problems.
>    I like to know, is there another patch file i have to use , or a better
>    solution for this problem ?

Which kernel version are you using? The VFS lock patch will probably only apply
to the named kernel.org kernel.



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