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RE: [linux-lvm] ERROR creating snapshot: "Cannot allocate memory"



good luck getting help on snapshot.  i've posted a couple of times and
haven't gotten a response.  It's buggy and it corrupts data.  don't use it.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Murthy Kambhampaty [mailto:murthy kambhampaty goeci com]
> Sent: Wednesday, December 03, 2003 4:22 PM
> To: 'linux-lvm sistina com'
> Subject: [linux-lvm] ERROR creating snapshot: "Cannot allocate memory"
> 
> 
> While trying to snapshot a 335 GB LV (sdd1) on a machine with 
> 12 GB of RAM,
> and 67 GB of free space (sdc1), I get the following error:
> 
> lvcreate -s -l 21 -n snapshot /dev/VGdb01/LVdb
> lvcreate -- WARNING: the snapshot will be automatically 
> disabled once it
> gets full
> lvcreate -- INFO: using default snapshot chunk size of 64 KB for
> "/dev/VGdb01/snapshot"
> lvcreate -- ERROR "Cannot allocate memory" creating VGDA for
> "/dev/VGdb01/snapshot" in kernel
> 
> kernel is 2.4.21 (LVM 1.0.5+) with tools form
> ~redhat/contrib/lvm-1.0.5.src.rpm
> 
> Help
> 
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