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Re: [linux-lvm] What have snapshots got to do with LVM ?



On Mon, Apr 23, 2001 at 03:05:56PM +0100, Joe Thornber wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 23, 2001 at 03:27:48PM +0000, Heinz J. Mauelshagen wrote:
> > You said it already above: the general concept still needs to deal with chunks 
> > which could eventually map to LVM PEs in case we run LV snapshots carying
> > metadata (COW table sections) and data.
> > The abstraction therefore will be one in notion basically
> > (chunk rather than PE).
> 
> I'm certain this is the way to go for 1.2, having thought about it for
> a day.  Snapshot's would still be part of the LVM suit, but just
> implemented in a seperate driver.
> 
> The only problem is the per device hook.  Has anyone else implemented
> something similar ?

Didn't see something in public so far :(

> or shall I just have a bash and upset the gurus.

Yes!
The typical "we need to suffer in order to make things better" thing.

> 
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