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

Gionatan Danti g.danti at assyoma.it
Thu Mar 1 16:26:29 UTC 2018

On 01/03/2018 17:00, Zdenek Kabelac wrote:
> metadata snapshot 'just consumes' thin-pool metadata space,
> at any time there can be only 1 snapshot - so before next usage
> you have to drop the existing one.
> So IMHO it should have no other effects unless you hit some bugs...

Mmm... does it means that a not-release metadata snapshot will lead to 
increased metadata volume usage (possibly filling it faster)?

> thin-pool  target is having different goals then VDO
> so both targets will likely live together.
> Possibly thin-pool might be tested for using VDO data volume if it makes 
> any sense...

Great. Thank you for the very informative discussion.

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