[linux-lvm] LVM send/receive support?

Gionatan Danti g.danti at assyoma.it
Mon Jun 5 08:48:54 UTC 2017

Hi Zdenek,
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 
>> 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?
> Hi
> 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.
> Regards
> Zdenek

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