[linux-lvm] snapshot on 6.8.5/FC development
gunnar at hilling.de
Thu Sep 16 09:35:09 UTC 2004
But no, it's not my root filesystem. Seems that the snapshot feature
ist, well, not quite ready for use.
> On Thu, Sep 16, 2004 at 02:56:27AM +0200, Gunnar Hilling wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I just tried the lvm2/dm-snapshot feature and failed miserably...
> > After reading some older postings in this and the dm-devel mailing lists
> > I'm not sure what to do:
> > lvcreate --snapshot --size 100m --name snap /dev/TestMirrorGroup/OnlineVol
> > will block forever. I have to reboot the computer. After
> > that /dev/TestMirrorGroup/snap is there...
> /dev/TestMirrorGroup/OnlineVol is your root filesystem? I have the same
> problem. Snapshots on other (non root fs) work for me.
> AFAIK snapshots and pvmove do not work on the filesystem where the lvm-tools
> reside. I hope this will change in the (not so distant) future as I
> need snapshots on root-fs.
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