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

Stuart D. Gathman stuart at gathman.org
Thu Apr 13 17:26:46 UTC 2017

On Thu, 13 Apr 2017, Xen wrote:

> Stuart Gathman schreef op 13-04-2017 17:29:
>>  understand and recover.   A sysadmin could have a plain LV for the
>>  system volume, so that logs and stuff would still be kept, and admin
>>  logins work normally.  There is no panic, as the data is there read-only.
> Yeah a system panic in terms of some volume becoming read-only is perfectly 
> acceptable.
> However the kernel going entirely mayhem, is not.

Heh.  I was actually referring to *sysadmin* panic, not kernel panic.

But yeah, sysadmin panic can result in massive data loss...

 	      Stuart D. Gathman <stuart at gathman.org>
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