[linux-lvm] Snapshot segfaults lvremove + bug kernel

Robin Bowes robin-lists at robinbowes.com
Wed May 10 11:10:24 UTC 2006

Heinz Mauelshagen wrote:
> On Tue, May 09, 2006 at 07:15:25PM +0100, Robin Bowes wrote:
>> Do you have any idea when we might see a fix for this? Is the bug
>> present in later versions?
> A fix has been provided ~2 weeks ago to lkml and was tested ok.
> It is in the recent stable kernels.

Can you define "recent" so I know which to install.

>> For example, I've got a box running FC4 that has this problem. If I
>> upgrade to FC5 am I likely to still see the problem?
> Yes.

So, the FC5 kernels don't have the fix? Even in the Testing repos?

>> Also, what's the best way to get rid of the snapshot volumes? I'm
>> currently planning to boot from a recovery disk that supports lvm and
>> run lvremove from there.
> That or using a n actual stable kernel *should* work,
> because tearing down kcopyd jobs dies with the bug under load.

OK, thanks.


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