[linux-lvm] Problem creating snapshot with 2.6.15, lvm2

Szabo Akos fonya at fatav.hu
Wed Mar 8 21:15:14 UTC 2006

On Wed, 2006-03-08 at 10:22 -0600, Nate Carlson wrote:

> I'm running lvm2 on a Debian box; LVM utilities version 2.01.04-5 and 
> kernel version 2.6.15. I'm trying to create a snapshot, and get the 
> following error:
> fs:~# lvcreate -L1G -s -n Documents-backup /dev/HomeVG/Documents
>    LV HomeVG/Documents-backup in use: not removing
>    Couldn't deactivate new snapshot.
> Any idea what I can do to debug the above error? Documents-backup does not 
> have a valid filesystem structure on it, but I can kill it with a 
> lvremove.

I've this error too, and I update to lvm2-2.02.01-1.2.1 /Fedora version,
it's meaning 2.02.01/ and usually it's working now for me. I don't dare
to use it with a productive environment.


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