[linux-lvm] Lvm Strange Problem

Stuart D. Gathman stuart at bmsi.com
Mon Oct 11 13:12:23 UTC 2010

On Mon, 11 Oct 2010, Stuart D. Gathman wrote:

> 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.

Alternatively, you might change the UUID of the contained VG or filesystem
when taking a snapshot.  

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