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

Stuart D. Gathman stuart at gathman.org
Thu Apr 13 17:32:00 UTC 2017

On Thu, 13 Apr 2017, Xen wrote:

> Stuart Gathman schreef op 13-04-2017 17:29:
>>  IMO, the friendliest thing to do is to freeze the pool in read-only mode
>>  just before running out of metadata.
> It's not about metadata but about physical extents.
> In the thin pool.

Ok.  My understanding is that *all* the volumes in the same thin-pool would 
have to be frozen when running out of extents, as writes all pull from
the same pool of physical extents.

 	      Stuart D. Gathman <stuart at gathman.org>
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