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From: Paul Jakma <paul@clubi.ie>
To: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de>
Cc: Linux LVM list <linux-lvm@msede.com>
Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] LVM 0.8final for 2.2.15/2.2.16?
Date: Tue, 6 Jun 2000 23:30:48 +0100 (IST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0006062316170.26807-100000@fogarty.jakma.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20000606164220.A6566@gruyere.muc.suse.de>

On Tue, 6 Jun 2000, Andi Kleen wrote:

> The SuSE 6.4 kernel contains a back port. You can download a source
> rpm from ftp.suse.com 
> 

uhmm... but an officially sanctioned patch blessed by Heinz would be
nicer.. :)

> Note that the snapshots may not be as useful as you may think
> though - they are readonly 

they have to be by their very nature...  :)

> and it is therefore impossible to
> replay a journal or run a fsck on them.

why would you want to? snapshots main application is for providing a
'snapshot' of a point in time so you can make a consistent backup of
the data, esp for large/frequently modified databases.

which is precisely what i want snapshots for.

> This means you effectively can only take
> snapshots from unmounted file systems.
> 

eh? but a snapshot is not ever meant to be used directly as an
alternate filesystem, so there's no point running fsck on it.. ??

> -Andi
> 
> 

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  reply	other threads:[~2000-06-06 22:30 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 17+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2000-06-06  9:51 Paul Jakma
2000-06-06 14:42 ` Andi Kleen
2000-06-06 22:30   ` Paul Jakma [this message]
2000-06-06 22:46     ` Andi Kleen
2000-06-07  0:03       ` Paul Jakma
2000-06-07  0:09       ` Paul Jakma
2000-06-12 13:20   ` Paul Jakma
2000-06-12 19:53     ` Jay Weber
     [not found] <20000607100145.A6300@gondor.com>
2000-06-07 23:18 ` Paul Jakma
2020-11-27 16:17   ` Michael Marxmeier
2000-06-08  0:47     ` Paul Jakma
2000-06-08  8:23       ` Jos Visser
2000-06-08  8:34         ` Andi Kleen
2000-06-08 11:49           ` Paul Jakma
2000-06-08 12:34             ` Jos Visser
2000-06-09  6:59               ` Heinz J. Mauelshagen
2000-06-08  7:52     ` Heinz J. Mauelshagen

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