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Re: [Linux-cluster] CLVM snapshot question



Fajar A. Nugraha wrote:
> Patrick Caulfield wrote:
> 
>> Robert Ruge wrote:
>>  
>>
>>> 1. Is it possible to create a snapshot of an ext3 filesystem but mount
>>> the snapshot on a second computer?
>>>   
>>
>>
>> no.
>>
>>  
>>
> As I recall, pvmove also requires the functionality of LVM snapshot.

Well, it's mirroring actually :)

> Is it possible to use pvmove on a PV which contains a mounted GFS
> filesystem?
> 
> To be specific, I have a two-node cluster with GFS mount. I know that
> cluster snapshot is not finished yet, but is it possible to shut down
> one node, and use pvmove on the live node?

If it's only mounted on one node then, yes, you should be able to pvmove a GFS
filesystem.

-- 

patrick


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