[linux-lvm] LVM1 Snapshot

Patrick Caulfield caulfield at sistina.com
Tue Apr 1 09:48:02 UTC 2003

On Tue, Apr 01, 2003 at 07:35:16AM -0800, Aman Shahi wrote:
> Using LVM1, how do I create a snapshot LV on a
> different physical device than the original LV

Just add the PV name to the end of the command-line.

eg. if your original LV (/dev/vg/original) is on /dev/sdc1 and you want the
snapshot on /dev/sdj1 do:

lvcreate -L<size> -s -n snapshot /dev/vg/original /dev/sdj1



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