[linux-lvm] unable to remove snapshot of raid1 leg

Alexander 'Leo' Bergolth leo at strike.wu.ac.at
Mon Oct 23 14:29:12 UTC 2017

On 10/23/2017 04:19 PM, Alexander 'Leo' Bergolth wrote:
> One experiment was to create a snapshot of one leg of the mirror and try
> to mount the snapshot. This worked fine but unfortunately I cannot
> remove the snapshot now!
> lvm wants to remove the origin too:
> -------------------- 8< --------------------
> # lvremove vg_test/snap_leg_0
> Do you really want to remove active origin logical volume vg_test/testlv_rimage_0 with 1 snapshot(s)? [y/n]: n
>   Logical volume vg_test/testlv_rimage_0 not removed.
> -------------------- 8< --------------------
> (I have added the full history of a test setup below.)

The output of lvremove -vvv is available at:


I am using lvm2-2.02.171-8.el7.x86_64.

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