[linux-lvm] Online Update by using alternate root partition (as in Solaris)

Renil Thomas renilthomas82 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 10 01:48:39 UTC 2010


Can this be implemented on RHEL5.5 without any issues -

Thanks & Regards,
Renil Thomas.


On Sat, Jul 10, 2010 at 7:10 AM, Renil Thomas <renilthomas82 at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi All,
> This is about the online update on a linux machine. For instance, on a
> running machine (RHEL 5.5), software update has to be carried out without
> affecting the active root partition(LVM2 is used here), i.e., on an
> alternate root partition or environment , can snapshots help? Also, after
> updating in order to check the status of my update, can I boot from the
> alternate partition (if possible above)  and then if it works fine, can I
> sync the data into the older partition with these changes?
> Thanks & Regards,
> Renil Thomas
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