[linux-lvm] How do I properly backup and restore / on LVM2

Stuart D. Gathman stuart at bmsi.com
Tue Apr 13 19:08:24 UTC 2010

On Tue, 13 Apr 2010, Alan Pek wrote:

> 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.

You forgot the LV name.  E.g.

singmrecfp1001:~ # lvcreate -L 2.5g -s -n rsnap rootvg/myroot

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