[linux-lvm] Snapshots and disk re-use

Stuart D. Gathman stuart at bmsi.com
Wed Feb 23 19:45:56 UTC 2011

On Wed, 23 Feb 2011, Phillip Susi wrote:

> On 2/23/2011 12:54 PM, Stuart D. Gathman wrote:
> > Or maybe you want to *revert* the origin back to the state saved
> > in a snapshot.  A specific revert command is in the works, but
> > to do it manually, unmount the origin, and copy the snapshot over
> That is lvconvert --merge, and it has been around for a while now.  It
> is quite handy for testing a dist-upgrade and then rolling back.

Yes, I see that it is in Fedora, but not EL5.5.

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