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Re: [dm-devel] Shared snapshots




On Thu, 7 Jan 2010, ???? wrote:

> both of the origin device and the snapshot device can't be resized
> dynamically?

You can extend the origin. You can't reduce the origin.
You can extend the shared snapshot store and you can't reduce it.
You can both extend and reduce individual snapshots.

Mikulas

> 2010/1/7 haad <haaaad gmail com>
> 
> >  On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 9:42 AM, Pasi K?rkk?inen <pasik iki fi> wrote:
> > > On Wed, Jan 06, 2010 at 09:38:00AM -0500, Mikulas Patocka wrote:
> > >> Hi
> > >>
> > >> I uploaded new code for shared snapshots at
> > >> http://people.redhat.com/mpatocka/patches/kernel/new-snapshots/devel/
> > >>
> > >> Changes:
> > >> - two queues, one for reads and one for writes, to improve read latency
> > >> when the device is write-congested
> > >> - limit number of reallocations in flight (VM subsystem sends all writes
> > >> at once and without limit it creates big lags).
> > >> - fixed one place where it didn't handle on-disk errors
> > >> - simplified bitmap creation, removed some unneeded code
> > >> - new macro for error reporting, as suggested by Zdenek
> > >> - some comments added
> > >> - DM_ prefix added to some macros
> > >>
> > >> Userspace for lvm 2.02.53 is at
> > >>
> > http://people.redhat.com/mpatocka/patches/userspace/new-snapshots/lvm-2.02.54/
> > >>
> > >> Please, someone, do offensive testing with this --- i.e. apply the
> > >> patches, try it, and try all possible lvm commands with it, try to
> > stress
> > >> and crash it in various ways, etc. If we wait with testing until
> > Alasdair
> > >> reads the code, it won't get much testing...
> > >>
> > >
> > > Sorry for a stupid question, but what does "shared" mean? Support for
> > CLVM?
> >
> > No all snapshots share one, common exception store I think.
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> >
> >
> > Regards.
> >
> > Adam
> >
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