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Re: [linux-lvm] How well tested is the snapshot feature?



On Fri, Jun 07, 2002 at 11:07:06AM +0100, Joe Thornber wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 07, 2002 at 11:56:23AM +0200, Stephan Austermuehle wrote:
> > On Fri, Jun 07, 2002 at 10:44:30AM +0100, Joe Thornber wrote:
> > 
> > > Curious, as far as I know people are using LVM1 snapshots
> > > successfully with xfs.
> > 
> > To be pretty correct: I used the VFS lock patch from LVM 1.1-rc2 with
> > LVM 1.0.4 because this doesn't give any rejects. But I had the problem
> > with previous LVM versions with it's own VFS lock patch, too.
> > 
> > At the moment I have two systems that cause trouble: One SuSE 7.0
> > based which is running about 2,5 years and one freshly installed
> > Debian Woody system. Both have different hardware, compiler, libc,
> > etc. Seems to be Kernel/LVM/XFS related.
> 
> It wouldn't surprise me if there were problems with the 1.1rc2 kernel
> patch since snapshots have been changed in that release ... but you
> are using 1.0.4.
 
I think he means the VFS lock patch in 1.1rc2 - which should be fine.
It might be a stack size issue ?

patrick




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