[linux-lvm] Hardware snapshots and LVM2?

Greg Freemyer greg.freemyer at gmail.com
Tue Mar 21 20:53:16 UTC 2006

On 3/21/06, fredrik.backman at nll.se <fredrik.backman at nll.se> wrote:
> Hi
> Im doing a snapshot (hardware-based in EVA5000) of a LV
> (lvm2) and i
> wonder what is the correct way to use this snapshot?
> Problem is that
> this snapshot has the same ID as the original one. In HP-UX
> a would do a
> vgchgid on this snapshot-LV. Any help would be aprreciated.
> Regards Fredrik

I think that is filesystem dependent.

If you happen to be using XFS I believe they have a mount option like
"-o nouuid".

Do a man mount.xfs to double check.

Greg Freemyer
The Norcross Group
Forensics for the 21st Century

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