[linux-lvm] Snapshots and disk re-use

Jonathan Tripathy jonnyt at abpni.co.uk
Wed Feb 23 14:18:29 UTC 2011

On 23/02/11 14:16, Joe Thornber wrote:
> 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.
> - Joe
And how do I zero just exception store?


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