[linux-lvm] LVM send/receive support?

Zdenek Kabelac zkabelac at redhat.com
Mon Jun 5 08:44:49 UTC 2017

Dne 5.6.2017 v 10:11 Gionatan Danti napsal(a):
> Hi all,
> I wonder if using LVM snapshots (even better: lvmthin snapshots, which are way 
> faster) we can wire something like zfs or btrfs send/receive support.
> In short: take a snapshot, do a full sync, take another snapshot and sync only 
> the changed blocks.
> I know that exists an utility called lvmsync[1], but it seem not maintained 
> anymore. Any suggestion on how to do something similar?


Unfortunately there is not yet direct lvm2 support - but you can do it 
manually via  thin-pool and it support tools.

Look at the tool  'thin_delta'  which you can use exactly for the purpose you 



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