[linux-lvm] Lvm Strange Problem

Stuart D. Gathman stuart at bmsi.com
Mon Oct 11 12:40:37 UTC 2010

On Mon, 11 Oct 2010, Jörg Stephan wrote:

> We powered them up, and about 50% of the more than 30 servers on the
> iscsi were timestamped 23. feb 2010.
> For now it seems that most of the freezed systems were snapshoted last year.

It seems pretty clear that all your servers have both a snapshot and a
live LV.  At power up, they search for their disk and randomly find
either the live or the snapshot first.  You need to take the snapshots 
out of the search path.

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