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Re: another interesting idea (zfs based upgrades)



On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 02:30:38PM -0400, Seth Vidal wrote:

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>
> On Thu, 26 Mar 2009, Neal Becker wrote:
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>> http://tech.xerces.com/unbreakable-upgrades-zfs-and-apt-get.geek
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> Here's how this would work in the yum world:
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> 1. if any package from @core (or any of their deps) are being upgraded  
> then run an lvm snapshot and store it/add it to grub
> 2. proceed with update

This isn't going to work very well if /usr for example is on its own
logical volume, since the default is everything in one volume I suspect
that this is a bit uncommon.

Kostas


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