[linux-lvm] Re: Split LV mirror or something
Bryn M. Reeves
bmr at redhat.com
Mon Jul 21 09:25:25 UTC 2008
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Levy Abinajm Melero Sant'Anna wrote:
> Dear Stuart and list,
> I was thinking about snapshot and copy, but it looks like "less
> professional" than split a LV mirror.
> I can explain: When I copy is difficult to say that I kept the same
> permissions and ownership; Different of a mirror, that the process really
> guarantee by itself that the data is still with the same characteristic.
If you do a block-by-block copy (e.g. dd) then you needn't worry about
ownership/permissions. These will be preserved since you are just taking
a complete copy of the file system data.
It would be useful to have a command that could perform a data clone of
an LV in this way.
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