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From: Demi Marie Obenour <demi@invisiblethingslab.com>
To: LVM general discussion and development <linux-lvm@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] raid10 with missing redundancy, but health status claims it is ok.
Date: Mon, 30 May 2022 10:07:56 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YpTPwJbsmG9Dr4X2@itl-email> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <e86ef2bc-84f5-188c-cde4-5848a1c95648@syseleven.de>


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On Mon, May 30, 2022 at 10:16:27AM +0200, Olaf Seibert wrote:
> First, John, thanks for your reply.
> 
> On 28.05.22 18:15, John Stoffel wrote:
> >>>>>> "Olaf" == Olaf Seibert <o.seibert@syseleven.de> writes:
> > 
> > I'm leaving for the rest of the weekend, but hopefully this will help you...
> > 
> > Olaf> Hi all, I'm new to this list. I hope somebody here can help me.
> > 
> > We will try!  But I would strongly urge that you take backups of all
> > your data NOW, before you do anything else.  Copy to another disk
> > which is seperate from this system just in case.
> 
> Unfortunately there are some complicating factors that I left out so far.
> The machine in question is a host for virtual machines run by customers.
> So we can't just even look at the data, never mind rsyncing it.
> (the name "nova" might have given that away; that is the name of the 
> OpenStack compute service)

Can you try to live-migrate the VMs off of this node?  If not, can you
announce a maintenance window and power off the VMs so you can take a
block-level backup?
-- 
Sincerely,
Demi Marie Obenour (she/her/hers)
Invisible Things Lab

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  parent reply	other threads:[~2022-05-30 14:08 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-05-27 13:56 Olaf Seibert
2022-05-28 16:15 ` John Stoffel
2022-05-30  8:16   ` Olaf Seibert
2022-05-30  8:49     ` Olaf Seibert
2022-06-01 21:58       ` John Stoffel
2022-05-30 14:07     ` Demi Marie Obenour [this message]
2022-05-31 11:27       ` Olaf Seibert

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