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Re: [linux-lvm] Problems with snapshots on sparc64



On Mon, Jun 02, 2003 at 03:12:32PM +0200, Daniel Bayer wrote:
> Hallo
> 
> On Mon, Jun 02, 2003 at 11:39:39AM +0200, Heinz J . Mauelshagen wrote:
> > which LVM version (kernel and tools)
> 
> kernel: 1.0.5+(22/07/2002)
> tools:  1.0.4-4
> 
> > and do you have HIGHMEM configured
> > (IOW: more than 960M memory) ?
> 
> Its a 64Bit architecture. There is no need for things like HIGHMEM.
> But yes, the system has 2GB RAM.

Oh, overlooked that in your email :(

> 
> > There's flaws with Linux 2.4.20 highmem which show with snapshots :(
> 
> But this problem:
> > > Another related problem is, that "cat /proc/lvm/global" in the most
> > > cases doesn't output the usual data but some random memory. Its really
> > > odd. But if I try often enough I sometimes also get the right output
> > > (and no, I didn't calculated the probability). The other files in
> > > /proc/lvm work fine.
> 
> appears also if there are no snapshots at all. (This time I only had
> to try 2 times to get the version-string.)
> 
> Tomorrow I will have some time to update the kernel and the tools to
> the current versions.

Yes, my recommendation anyway.

> 
> 
> Daniel
> 
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