[linux-lvm] efficiently copying snapshot data.

Alasdair G Kergon agk at redhat.com
Sat Jul 10 15:50:32 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jul 09, 2010 at 09:01:02PM -0400, Stuart D. Gathman wrote:
> Copy to a regular LV on the target system, and then do some dmsetup 
> and metadata magic to turn the LV (which is a copy of a COW table) into a
> snapshot of the master LV with the COW already populated.

> I don't think such a utility exists.

lvconvert -s  does this, regardless of what the man page might lead you
to believe!


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