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

Gerry Reno greno at verizon.net
Thu May 1 19:53:19 UTC 2008

Charles Marcus wrote:
> On 5/1/2008 3:37 PM, Gerry Reno wrote:
>>>> 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?
> A wild guess... because the changes haven't been synced back with the 
> original yet (which happens when the snapshot is released)?
My understanding is that the snapshot is a copy-on-write (COW) to the 
original volume.  If that is not the case, then I guess things must have 
changed and I have some old information.


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