[linux-lvm] xfs freeze nad snapshot problem
greg.freemyer at gmail.com
Mon Nov 8 20:29:46 UTC 2004
On Mon, 08 Nov 2004 15:30:51 +0100, Piw <piw at e-liberty.pl> wrote:
> I got following problem:
> Trying to make snapshot of lv with xfs filesystem:
> # xfs_freeze -f /data
> # lvcreate -L20G --snapshot --name snap /dev/VG/LV
> and system lock...
> (kill -9 doesnt work)
> I have to create another session and remowe lockup with:
> # xfs_freeze -u /data
> If I try to create snapshot without freezeng xfs, it works (bo no
> cohesion is guaranteed).
> kernel: 2.6.9
> lvm: 2.00.25
> dm: 1.00.19
> Anyone can help?
> This problem is mentioned in:
> but no sloution
I have not tried it with 2.6 kernel series and LVM2 userland, but
snapshots were (and are) working fine with later 2.4.x kernels and LVM
I wrote xfstests/068 a couple years ago to confirm they were working
Hopefully it still works? But 068 may need updating for LVM2?
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