[linux-lvm] F7 will not boot after running backup w/snapshot

Gerry Reno greno at verizon.net
Thu May 1 19:37:45 UTC 2008

Charles Marcus wrote:
> On 5/1/2008 2:15 PM, Gerry Reno wrote:
>> Why? What value is the old snapshot at this point?
> ? It holds 
(a copy of)
> all of the changes to your original (snapshotted) volume, so I imagine 
> it would be pretty important to most people?
> I'm not really understanding all the inner-workings of LVM, but now I 
> can see why using a ram disk for an LVM snapshot might not be a very 
> good idea for this one reason - it won't survive a reboot...
>> You just had a system reboot in the middle of a snapshotted backup so
>> all you need to do is get the system up, redo another snapshot and
>> retake your backup. I'm not interested in the old snapshot.
> I would be... but thats just me...
It's like yesterday's newspaper.  Why do you need to keep it?


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