[linux-lvm] Fun and games with mirroring

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Tue May 22 15:27:57 UTC 2012

On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 9:50 AM, Vic <lvm at beer.org.uk> wrote:
> p.s. The reason I want to do this with LVM mirrors rather than MD RAID is
> that this is potentially a very useful way of grabbing a backup snapshot
> of a machine prior to some risky operation - it allows me to "fork" a
> machine onto two sets of media. But if it leaves the result unbootable,
> that's something of a problem...

How is it different/better than 'mdadm --fail' ing a member out of an
MD raid1 set as a temporary snapshot?

  Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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