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[linux-lvm] Re: LVM snapshotting broken?



Hi Rik,

I can't reproduce it on my box.

Could you provide a "lvcreate -d" output of what you did to help
me to dig into that one.

Did somebody else out there face the same 0.8final snapshot weirdness?


On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 04:36:37PM -0200, Rik van Riel wrote:
> Hi Heinz,
> 
> it looks like the LVM snapshotting in 2.4 doesn't allow you
> to create snapshots from anything else than the _first_ LV
> in the VG...
> 
> I have run both the following command lines (after lvremoving
> snap1, of course) and both of them give as a result that the
> LV /dev/test_vg/swap ends up being the snapshotted filesystem ;(
> 
> # lvcreate -s -L100 -nsnap1 /dev/test_vg/test
> # lvcreate -s -L100 -nsnap1 /dev/test_vg/swap
> 
> # cat /proc/lvm
> LVM driver version 0.8final  (15/02/2000)
> 
> 	<snip VG/PV info>
> 
>     LVs: [AWDL  ] swap            122880 /30       1x open
>          [AWDL  ] test            204800 /50       1x open
>          [ARDL  ] snap1           122880 /30       close
> 
> It looks like somewhere in either the utilities or the
> kernel, the argument of which LV to snapshot gets mangled...
> Oh, I'm using version 0.8final of the LVM utities.
> 
> regards,
> 
> Rik
> --
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Regards,
Heinz      -- The LVM guy --

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