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Re: [linux-lvm] snapshots and reiserfs



On Thu, 2004-04-08 at 11:18, Mark M. Hoffman wrote:
> Hello:
> 
> Sometimes, but not always, I am unable to mount a snapshot.
> When it fails, I see the following lines in my logs...
> 
> kernel: reiserfs: checking transaction log (device 3a:06) ...
> kernel: clm-2076: device is readonly, unable to replay log
> kernel: Replay Failure, unable to mount
> kernel: reiserfs_read_super: unable to initialize journal space
> 
> I am using RedHat 9 with the following stock packages:
> 

I see the same thing on RedHat 8. I never looked at the kernel messages,
but I do occasionally get a backup failure because the snapshot won't
mount. I added a 3 second sleep between the lvcreate and the mounting in
our backup scripts, and that seems to have reduced the frequency, but I
still see it once a month or so.


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