[linux-lvm] Snapshots and disk re-use
thornber at redhat.com
Wed Feb 23 14:16:04 UTC 2011
On Wed, 2011-02-23 at 13:57 +0000, Jonathan Tripathy wrote:
> The snapshot will be done in the Xen host, so the Xen host will see the
> snapshot. The VM will only see the "normal" LV (and continue to use it
> as normal). My concern is what happens when I remove the snapshot and
> later on I create a new additional LV for a new customer.
When you remove the snapshot the exception store will have bits of the
origin device on it. Zero it before you use the space to provision a
volume for a new customer.
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