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Re: [linux-lvm] LVM and inactive snapshots.



> No. The kernel should not unmount because this may cause
> confusion and possibly corruption of user mode information
> (eg. /etc/mtab).
> 
> If a snapshot is dead the kernel could simply return an error
> (EIO?) for any access to the snapshot (which no longer exists).
> So the bahaviour would be well defined.

Ah, yes, this does seem more reasonable and does address the issue of the
bits that are left lying about.

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> 
> Michael
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