[linux-lvm] multiple levels of snapshots

Alasdair G Kergon agk at redhat.com
Mon Apr 23 18:58:03 UTC 2007

On Mon, Apr 23, 2007 at 02:54:37PM -0400, Boris Ostrovsky wrote:
> From what I can see, LVM tools don't allow creating multiple levels of
> snapshots (i.e. creating a
> snapshot of a snapshot). Is this a fundamental property of LVM/device
> mapper architecture
> or is it that this feature simply hasn't made it to LVM (yet)?

You could indeed set it up outside LVM using dmsetup.
agk at redhat.com

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