[linux-lvm] How do I properly backup and restore / on LVM2
psusi at cfl.rr.com
Tue Apr 13 14:32:02 UTC 2010
On 4/13/2010 6:03 AM, Alan Pek wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> Read through the doc and tried to create a snapshot lv for rootlv by
> doing, but failed.
> singmrecfp1001:~ # lvcreate -L 2.5g -s -n rsnap rootvg
> Path required for Logical Volume "rootvg"
> The origin name should include the volume group.
> lvcreate: Create a logical volume
You need to specify the name of the logical volume you are trying to
snapshot but you only gave the volume group name. Try rootvg/rootlv,
assuming your root lv is named "rootlv".
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