[linux-lvm] how to recover after thin pool metadata did fill up?
spelic at shiftmail.org
Thu Oct 18 13:28:17 UTC 2012
On 10/18/12 12:30, Zdenek Kabelac wrote:
> Dne 17.10.2012 22:21, Andres Toomsalu napsal(a):
>> I'm aware that thin provisioning is not yet production ready (no
>> metadata resize) - but is there a way to recover from thin pool
>> failure when pool metadata was filled up?
> Unfortunately there is no 'easy' advice for now yet - you hit current
> Achilles heel of thinp support in lvm2 - we are thinking how to make
> recovery usable for user - but it's not easy task since many things
> are making it very complex - so it still needs some month of work.
So, supposing one is aware of this problem beforehand, at pool creation
can this problem be worked around by using --poolmetadatasize to make a
metadata volume much larger than the default?
And if yes, do you have any advice on the metadata size we should use?
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