[linux-lvm] LVM send/receive support?
g.danti at assyoma.it
Mon Jun 5 08:48:54 UTC 2017
thanks for pointing me to thin_delta - very useful utility. Maybe I can
code around it...
As an additional question, is direct lvm2 support for send/receive
planned, or not?
On 05/06/2017 10:44, Zdenek Kabelac wrote:
> 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
>> 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, 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 describe.
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