[linux-lvm] LV's timestamps

David Brown lvm at davidb.org
Mon Dec 25 18:56:56 UTC 2006

Gabriel Barazer wrote:

> Maybe it's only a feature request, or the feature is hidden, but I
> recently had the need of timestamping my LV's, especially snapshot LV's.
> I need to  know when the snapshot has been taken, or the snapshot LV
> creation date (which is IMHO the same).

The easy workaround is to touch a file just before making the snapshot.
At least this works in the common case where you need the snapshot time for
incremental backups to work correctly.

David Brown

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