[linux-lvm] Snapshot behavior on classic LVM vs ThinLVM

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Thu Apr 13 13:52:17 UTC 2017

Stuart Gathman schreef op 13-04-2017 14:59:

> If you are going to keep snapshots around indefinitely, the thinpools
> are probably the way to go.  (What happens when you fill up those?
> Hopefully it "freezes" the pool rather than losing everything.)

My experience is that the system crashes.

I have not tested this with a snapshot but a general thin pool overflow 
crashes the system.

Within half a minute, I think.

It is irrelevant whether the volumes had anything to do with the 
operation of the system; ie. some mounted volumes that you write to that 
are in no other use will crash the system.

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