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From: Sreyan Chakravarty <>
To: LVM general discussion and development <>
Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] What is the use of thin snapshots if the external origin cannot be set to writable ?
Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 21:01:47 +0530	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20201125123853.GB2419337@localhost.localdomain>

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On Wed, Nov 25, 2020 at 8:50 PM Bryn M. Reeves <> wrote:

> You can, it's just typically easier for most users to re-install than to
> execute the necessary steps to convert the system after the fact.
> If you have sufficient space then you can just create a thin pool, copy
> your existing file systems into it and then fix up the fstab, grub boot
> entries, initramfs and any other configuration that may still reference
> the old device names. Once you're finished you can remove the original
> volumes and reclaim the space for use by the thin pool.

Yes, I have migrated to thin pools successfully. Thanks.

Sreyan Chakravarty

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      reply	other threads:[~2020-11-25 15:32 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-11-21  3:10 [linux-lvm] What is the use of thin snapshots if the external origin cannot be set to writable ? Sreyan Chakravarty
2020-11-23 12:44 ` Gionatan Danti
2020-11-23 13:04 ` Bryn M. Reeves
2020-11-24 11:59   ` Sreyan Chakravarty
2020-11-25  8:46     ` Sreyan Chakravarty
2020-11-25 12:38     ` Bryn M. Reeves
2020-11-25 15:31       ` Sreyan Chakravarty [this message]

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