[linux-lvm] problem of snapshot on XFS

more more0401 at sina.com
Mon Jun 23 01:01:02 UTC 2003


By the way, I am using 2.4.19 kernel and 1.2 XFS and 1.0.3 LVM1.

more wrote:

> Hi,
> I am using XFS on LVM1 now.
> I build snapshot LV using xfs_freeze and not using norecovery mount 
> option. This is commended in lvm-howto.
> But in my test, if I reboot the system in the progress of file writing 
> on a LV that has snapshot,  the next time mounting snapshot will 
> report XFS error and the system wants to repair the snapshot. So I 
> will have to use norecovery option now.
> I feel puzzled that why XFS repairing is needed on snapshot, I am now 
> building an enterprise network file server, the robust is very 
> important for us.
> Very thanks for any feeding, by the way, it is not possible for me to 
> use LVM2 in current.
> Regards,
> more
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