[linux-lvm] Help, lvm2 snapshot and XFS , using xfs_freeze to do this, but then lvcreate hang.
lvm at davidb.org
Wed Sep 27 05:32:51 UTC 2006
bowen zheng wrote:
> Help, lvm2 snapshot and XFS , using xfs_freeze to do this, but then
> lvcreate hang.
The lvcreate does the xfs_freeze for you, so if you run xfs_freeze, then
the lcreate will hang. Running it with '-u' should allow the lvcreate to
> I use lvm2 and xfs both. If I do not use xfs_freeze before, I can use
> lvcreate snapshot the lv. And it work fine for some static files or
> lv, but not for running system such as / (root) which will generate a
> log of I/O error.
What kind of errors are you getting. I've done this on active filesystems
for backup purposes, and not had any problems.
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