[linux-lvm] Snapshot merge in the background?
snitzer at redhat.com
Wed Oct 20 20:55:30 UTC 2010
On Wed, Oct 20 2010 at 4:05pm -0400,
Phillip Susi <psusi at cfl.rr.com> wrote:
> Last night I tested out the new snapshot merge feature by taking a
> snapshot, running a dist-upgrade, then lvconvert --merge. After
> rebooting, it merged the snapshot back into the origin, but it waited
> for the merge to complete before finishing the boot.
"Before finishing the boot"... can you be more specific? Where was it
stopped waiting for a snapshot merge? How did you know it was waiting
for snapshot merge? Which distro are you using?
> Can't the merge be completed in the background while the volume is
> mounted and the boot continues?
Yes that is how it _should_ work.
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